Quintarelli Giuseppe Veneto Alzero Cabernet 2009
30 months in French oak barrels (Limousin, Allier, Troncais), than for the next 30 months is merged into a single mass in an oak barrel casks of medium size. During the various stages of maturation occurs various alcoholic fermentation.
After the harvest, which occurs between late August and early September, the grapes, carefully selected, are brought into the loft and immediately put to rest in wooden boxes and on racks. Given the right time, the grapes dry fully. After crushing, carried out in late December, the alcoholic fermentation is very slow with indigenous yeasts and last 20 days of maceration.
The late, great Giuseppe Quintarelli, succeeded in establishing his mythical and legendary estate during an amazing sixty-year career. Quintarelli’s wines express the tradition, love, heart, and soul of the terroir in the hills of Verona. Giuseppe’s daughter Fiorenza, his son-in-law Giampaolo, and his grandsons Francesco and Lorenzo are all keeping a close watch over the family’s legacy and to this day, Giuseppe Quintarelli remains one of the icons of Italy. The wines are released only when deemed ready, not a moment sooner.