Color: strong ruby red color, a wine of stature with superb clarity.
Fragrance: bouquet of ripe fruit that blends perfectly with vanilla and spices.
Flavour: full, supple and persistent.
Food matches: it is perfect to accompany grilled red meat, beef stews, game roasts, but also salami and strong cheese.
Best served at: uncork a few minutes before serving. Excellent when served at 18 degrees.
- Italy → UPS Standard, delivery within 2 — 3 working days
- EU Area → UPS Standard, delivery within 3 — 6 working days
- Italy → UPS Standard, delivery within 5 — 8 working days
- EU Area → UPS Standard, delivery within 5 — 9 working days
- polystyrene structure inside cardboard boxes
- cardboard structure and boxes
Carlo Ferragù, a small but great Veronese winemaker, produces a total of 20,000 bottles a year: Amarone, Valpolicella Superiore and Recioto (produced only in the best vintages). The vineyards are located in the municipality of Cellore di Illasi. Read more
Product name: Valpolicella Superiore
Grape varieties: Corvina, Corvinone and Rondinella
Country/Region: Italy, Veneto
Municipality: Cellore, frazione di Illasi
Alcool percentage: 15.5% vol.
Raisin-drying, vinification and fermentation: raisin-drying 30 days; crushing/ destemming, controlled temperature fermentation with inoculation of selected yeasts (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Refinement: 12 months in American oak barriques
Aging: 6 months in the bottle
Vine density: 13.000 vines per hectare
Year of plantation: 16 years
Agricultural method: spalliera (guyot)
Exposure: east-west exposure to sunshine; altitude 240 meters above sea level
Vineyard surface area: 2.5 ha
Soil: medium texture, presence of skeleton
Output: 100 quintals/ha; approx. 800 grams per vine
Number of bottles produced: 15.000-16.000
Type of Harvest: October, by hand
Shipping & Delivery
The order is processed on the same day if executed and paid by 12.00 pm. The courier picks up the parcels the day after the order is processed (excluding: low cost delivery and Extra EU).
As long as the package is not taken over by the courier, the indications provided by the carrier regarding the presumed delivery date are estimated and will subsequently be confirmed by the courier.
Quick delivery — I’d like to receive my package as soon as possible
If you intend to buy products from a single manufacturer or if you want to quickly receive products from different manufacturers (with separate packages, shipped directly by the producers):
Low cost delivery — I’d rather save money and wait a few days
If you want to buy products from different manufacturers and receive them in one delivery:
Following the order processing, the bottles are collected to be packed in the least number of packages and processed with a single waybill.
Extra EU orders
Following the order processing, the goods are delivered to MBE who will process the order by selecting a carrier and following the regulations in force.Times may vary: delivery within 5 – 9 working days.
We are very careful about the quality of the packaging, to avoid problems during shipping.
For the bottles we use packages that are suitable for transport, which keep the contents still. You may receive two different types (both very valid and chosen according to the regulations of the shipping countries):
As for gastronomic products, these are also shipped in cardboard boxes with bubble wrap or air cushions inside.
The available payment methods are credit card, PayPal or bank transfer.
By choosing credit card, the payment is immediate and safe. It occurs through a secure connection that protects your data, which is encrypted during the transaction.
Also the PayPal option is immediate. In this case, if you have a PayPal account, your card details remain hidden. The system redirects you to the PayPal site, where you will be asked to log in directly with your credentials (email and password).
By choosing the bank transfer you end up having longer processing times for we must make sure that we have received the payment, before shipping the goods. This payment method is also safe, but if you are in a hurry to receive your products we recommend choosing an alternative payment method.