The family Flour owns 10 hectares of vineyards. The remaining production comes from 55 hectares owned by 10 winegrowers Classic Valpolicella and one of the Valpolicella. These are long-standing collaborations, passed down from generation to generation, in which each family has followed the vision of the Farinas for sustainable and quality viticulture.The vineyards represent a cross-section of the Valpolicella mosaic of soils and exposures. They include vineyards with an altitude between 150 and 350 metres, mainly in the valleys of San Pietro in Cariano, Sant'Ambrogio, Negrar, Marano and Fumane.

Most of the vineyards are cultivated with the traditional Veronese pergola, a stylistic choice to obtain fresher wines with greater acidity. Today, with hotter and drier growing seasons, the shade that the pergola provides to the grapes and the underlying soil is another reason why Flour they prefer the pergola to the modern guyot.Most of the vineyards are equipped with an irrigation system in case of particular periods of prolonged drought.All the vineyards follow the practice of sustainable viticulture. Chemical weeding is never used. Sexual confusion controls the grape moth and treatments are reduced to the bare minimum, even those permitted in organic farming. We aim to limit the use of metals and chemicals in our vineyards and reduce the level of sulphates on our grapes.

The varieties

The native varieties used, in variable quantities, are mainly Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara. Some vineyards have lower percentages of other varieties, including Dindarella, Oseleta, Croatina and Spigamonti. Corvina is the backbone of Valpolicella wines and the most expressive and complete in structure, color and complexity. Rondinella gives greater tannic structure, has an intense color and lends itself well to drying. Although it is no longer required by the production specification, we still use Molinara for its freshness, spicy flavor and high acidity.Detailed information about each winemaker is available on the site.

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