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Kreda - single vineyard

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It is obtained from the “Kreda” vineyard in the “Le Ronche” estate. The word “kreda” comes from the local dialect and means clay, which is the main element of the soil where this vineyard is located. The clay gives the nourishing elements to the vines in a slow and constant way, giving them a natural balance.

Grapes
Refosco dal peduncolo rosso
Historical Notes
the word "kreda" is a local dialect word and means clay. These Refosco dal peduncolo rosso vines grow in a clay soil, that gives a strong body and a firm personality to the wine.
Alcohol content
15-17,5% by vol. (it depends on the vintage)
Tasting Characteristics
deep ruby colour, intense scents of ripe fruit, prunes, violet, with a rare elegance; full body, very important structure, with layers of velvety tannins and a wide spectrum of tertiary aroma.
Food Matching
ideal with risotto, roast meat and lamb chops.
Le Ronche Estate
The Le Ronche estate is located in Veneto, east of Treviso and north-east of Venice. The name Le Ronche represents an area of the village of Fossalta di Piave and comes from the local verb "roncare", which means to till and cultivate a field.  Le Ronche were pieces of land with woods that, for the particular quality and structure of the soil, were cultivated mainly with vines, thanks to the excellent quality features of the grapes produced. It is in the Piave D.O.C. wines area. Piave is t [...] Read more

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