Lorenzo Begali – Tigolo IGT

Producer: Lorenzo Begali
Wine: Tigolo IGT
Grape Variety: 50% Corvina, 10% Molinara, 3% Cabernet sauvignon, 2% merlot and Corvinoni 30%
Production Zone: Cengia (Valpolicella)
Altitude: 250ft above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 1 ton/acre
Exposure: Southwest
Soil: Chalky, pebbly and limestone
Vinification & Aging: Following harvest in the end of September, the grapes were pressed and transferred into stainless steel tanks where fermentation and maceration took 2 weeks, then the wine went to be aged in french oak barrels for 18 month. The wine was bottled and aged for an additional 6 months prior to release.
Production: 200 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Dark garnet in color. Aromas of figs and wild berries. Subtle on the palate yet intriguing with its harmonious balance and great finish.
Food Pairing: Pasta, meat and cheese