Spend just a few minutes speaking with Francesca Sartori about her family’s winery, and it becomes abundantly clear that Roccolo Grassi is committed to quality over quantity. This small estate run by Francesca and her brother Marco is comprised of two vineyards, Roccolo Grassi for red varietals and La Broia for white, totaling 14 hectares.
From these vineyards they produce singular wines reflective of their unique terroir. In order to focus on producing only the highest quality wines, they produce only one wine of each type and will not produce the Amarone or Recioto in certain vintages if the fruit is not up to their demanding standards.
In addition, they keep the yields low in the vineyards, hand select only the best fruit, use natural methods in the winery, and allow for extra aging time in the cellar. This attention to quality results in beautiful age-worthy wines possessing elegance, balance and truly distinctive character that separates Roccolo Grassi from the rest of Valpolicella.