VALPOLICELLA

2020 Classico Ca' La Bionda

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Colour Red
Origin Italy, Veneto
Other Certified Organic
Classification Classico
ABV 13%

The 2020 remains true to the lovely, delicate style of Valpolicella that we now expect from this brilliant estate. Pretty and pale in the glass this delivers intense strawberry and cherry fruits, gentle floral notes and just a touch of spring hedgerow. The palate is satisfyingly fresh and yet the fruit remains supple, lovely intensity, and a bright juicy acidity. Very immediate and undeniably easy drinking, but with plenty of flavour to keep you going back for another sip. Valpolicella with lift not heft. L&S (May 2021)

*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles (or 9l equivalent) of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.

Ca' La Bionda

We have long been on the search for a great source of top Valpolicella and so when a recommendation came our way from not just Fabio Alessandria at Burlotto, but also Christoph Kunzli at Le Piane we sat up and took note and we loved what we tasted. Ca' la Bionda was established in the commune of Marano di Valpolicella in 1902 by Pietro Castellani a dedicated grape grower and winemaker. Today the fourth generation of the family run the estate along organic lines (certified since 2016) and have recently refurbished the winery to make use of gravity rather than pumps to move the musts and wine. Vineyards have had traditional Marogne (dry stone walls) re-established to give greater exposure to purely autochthonous varieties (Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Molinara). Ferments are with purely wild yeasts and Suplhur usage is kept to a minimum.

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