The wines are the result of 45 hectares of selected Valpolicella Classica vineyards. 10 owned and 35 owned by historical suppliers, whom they have always considered their partners in the production of wines. The vineyards were given respect and spasmodic attention too allow for higher quality that enhances extraordinary grapes, such as Corvina.
There are 2 historic vineyards, veritable crus of Valpolicella. The Montefante vineyard (300m asl), with its tuffaceous, clayey and calcareous soil and the excellent hilly exposure represents an ideal habitat for the Corvina destined to their Amarone Montefante reserve. The other cru is the Montecorna vineyard, located on Mount Masua, characterized by an extraordinary calcareous soil.
To aspire the creation of noble wines, which enhance the grape variety and terroir, the best technologies and cutting-edge research tools are deployed in the winemaking and bottling processes. The wines are bottled at efficiently by an advanced bottling line and powered by a photovoltaic system to guarantee the highest hygiene and safety standards in the wine, to obtain longer-lived products. This displays the right balance of respecting traditions and showing courage in innovation.
The quality of the wine is born in the vineyard, but it is equally true that the technology in the cellar is also essential in enhancing the efforts made in the vineyard. The grapes are harvested and selected in boxes and left to dry in traditional fruit stands, with temperature and humidity constantly monitored. Slavonian, French and American oak barrels then lull the maturation of the wines in slow refinement. A wise use of technology and wood are combined to produce exceptional wines.
In the region of Asenovgrad the nature has created soil and climatic conditions suitable for the advent and development of viticulture as the occupation of the population. Viticulture is one of the most ancient occupations in the town. This we learn from the investigators of this period, who had summarized the data yet still from the Thracian antiquity. There is no doubt, that Thracians had had a knowledge of the vine and wine and skillfully cultivated them
The multi-generational growers, whose descendants arrived here nearly two centuries ago, are the backbone of Torbreck’s winemaking aspirations. Without their knowledge of the seasons and the soil, we would not have such a precious resource of fruit to work with.
Cooper, originally from Santa Bárbara (California), discovered Spanish wines when he was only 21 years old, on one of the trips he made to Europe with his family. Since then, his personal and professional career has been closely linked to Spain, where he has lived for more than a decade. His first experiences as a professional in the world of wine were as a writer for the Spanish Wines and More blog, from which he advised many amateurs.
The Perano estate is located in the heart of Chianti Classico in Gaiole and enjoys exceptional climate and soil. The vineyards are located 500 meters above sea level, well above the altitude common for red variety grapes, especially Sangiovese with its late maturation phase.
Luminosity and minerality with a touch of feminine elegance. A hidden gem, surrounded by sequoias, firs and chestnut trees which reveals itself to those travelling through the first woods of the Florentine mountains, with vines climbing to an altitude of 700 metres.