The Art of picking and drying the grapes 

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Harvest by hand, of our indigenous grapes, made by expert grape pickers in our vineyards

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Only the best grapes are carefully selected for the drying process

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Natural drying process on top of the hill in Ca' Carnocchio, Fumane. This process is necessary for the production of our Amarone, Recioto, Ca' Carnocchio and Passito wines.

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Grapes after the drying process, rich in natural sugars, which lead to a higher final alcohol content.  The length of the drying process is between 3 and 5 months. The grape weight loss after the drying process, is approximately 50%, at the same time there is a decrease in acidity and an increase in glycerine and polyphenols, plus a 30% rise in sugar content.