Bussola Ca' del Laito Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore
Valpolicella Superiore, Veneto, Italy
Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Molinara and others.
Hand harvested. Fermented with selected yeast for ten days. Then refermented on the skins of Amarone for another ten days.
Aged for 17 months in 700L Austrian oak - second passage.
Ca’del Laito was a place-name for a vineyard that straddles the ridge above Quintarelli. Tommaso purchased the vineyard (and the little workhouse there) from Masi in ~2002.