The Scriani winery in Fumane is a small jewel in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica area, a fertile land of tastes and traditions, designed by the rows of its famous vineyards and ancored to the undulating backdrop of sweet hills. A corner of generous nature which sows and harvests fruit of estraordinary quality,from terrace to terrace, from vine to vine with the care and passion that has always distinguished these people.The Cottini family has a long agricultural history and has founded the values of their work on the farming culture passed on by generations. A passion for the land and a deep awareness of our roots have given the most authentic meaning to our lives for years. Cultivating grapes with love according to traditions, in full respect of nature, means giving a continuity and authenticity to our projects and ensures an outcome which always lives up to our ambitions. Stefano Cottini, owner of the winery SCRIANI, young winemaker in love with his vineyard, watching the big producers, attending and documenting and catching up on technology innovations, it takes wisdom from the old values and experiences of the past, succeeding with simplicity and a dash of unconsciousness to impose its authenticity investing everything with passion, in the hope that the enterprise value, follows the success.In our vineyards we do the pruning and harvesting exclusively by hand, a carefully selected picking of the grapes in order to preserve the spirit of the precious grapes, caressing their sweetness and character. A yearly ritual which reveals the wonder of an effort which transforms and brings joy and energy even to the air. “Mandolari”, “Bosco”, “Carpanè”, “Tondin” ,”La Costa” are pieces of land which host vines aged between nine and fifty two years, raised by the pergola system, in single and double rows, for a density of three thousand three hundred plants per hectare. The vineyards are positioned according to a logic that takes into account not only the terrain characteristics, but also the pattern of the surrounding woods.
A research for balance and respect in order to infuse quality and health, producing purity and transparency, all of these values are transmitted to our wines. The most noble wine produced by Scriani is the Amarone, which efines for eighteen months in barriques, followed by eight months in oak barrels and a further six months in the bottle. The wine cellar is cared for in the greatest detail in order to ensure the greatest precision during each winemaking stage. A prestigious selection combining body, perfumes and tastes, from delicate to intense, with unique nuances produced by the grape varieties: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara and others.
Prizes and awards obtained at prestigious events are the most tangible evidence that the Scriani represents one of the most respected names in the panorama of Italian winemaking.