Bertani was founded in 1857 by brothers Gaetano and Giovan Battista Bertani. Prosperous wine merchants who believed that quality winemaking held the key to the future; the Bertanis invested their funds in buying some of the finest vineyards in the province and making their own wines. Consequently, unlike most other local producers, Bertani owns its own vineyards and so is able to oversee the entire winemaking cycle from start to finish.
Bertani owns vineyards and cellars in the Valpantena, on the Villa Novare estate in the Valpolicella, as well as land in the Soave area and in the areas around Lake Garda. The company headquarters are in the original cellars in Grezzana, north-east of Verona, where the historic vineyards are still to be found and where the work of vinification, aging and bottling take place today.
Strong aromas of plum, raspberry, cherry and spices.
The grapes are produced in the heart of Valpolicella Classica and in the hills ofthe Valpolicella Valpantena in the districts of Quinto, Grezzana and Santa Maria in Stelle. The soil is marl-calcareous and rich in iron.