Denomination of controlled origin
Groppello is an ancient vine that has been grown in Valtenèsi since at least 1250. Costaripa has vinified this variety in the most established tradition since 1990. Maim is aged for 12 months in little oak barrel. Bottle in the spring of the second year after harvest, laid in bottles for ageing of at least 10 months.
Colour: Ruby red with faint garnet highlights
Aroma: An intense opening of violet, very ripe fruit and small forest berries, well-rounded with spices, a balanced taste of flint, pepper and olive wood.
Taste: Excellent balance with full, sweet tannins underlying the velvety softness typical of the variety. The taste is well-rounded in all its elements.