Castelline

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

The Groppello Gentile grape variety, tightly bunched with very small berries and remarkably thin, fragile skins. This is unquestionably the most typical of all the grape varieties of the Garda Riviera, grown since Roman times in Valtènesi. Harvested selectively by hand. Produced in red by the traditional method with partial ageing in oak.


Grape variety: Groppello Gentile.

Colour: Light ruby red with faint garnet highlights.

Aroma: An intense aroma of violet, quince, pepper and olive wood.

Taste: Savoury, harmonious and elegant, typical of Groppello grapes, good persistence and pleasurable after taste.

Longevity: 4-5 years.

Serving temperature: 16-18 °C