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DISCOVER Rico Winery’s

WINEMAKING PROCESS

Around here we like to think our wines have character and conscience. This means that they’re not only great in the glass, they’re grown in a way that’s good for the environment, too.
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Green Farming

Whether the vineyard is certified sustainable, organic or Biodynamic, it’s carefully tended with the most eco-responsible methods available.

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The First Taste, On the Vines

Rico Wines are created by an obstinate and passionate focus on quality and attention to detail in all aspects of the winemaking process. This permits the wine and the vineyard to express their true potential.

02

The Harvest

The grapes will be processed in a cooling room. We have controlled cellars with modern resources like temperature-controlled tanks and bottling lines. This ensures that the quality stays uncompromised throughout the process of winemaking.

03

The Transfer

Wine is prepared in separate tanks according to distinct types of grape and soil plots from which the grape originated to respect each terroir’s specificity.

04

The Press

Whole-bunch pressing technique to preserve the freshness and maintain the softness of the wine. This captures the essence of the fruit from the vineyard.

05

The Fermentation

Rico works with large capacity automotive fermenters being operated by technically sound people specialized with the respective skill set.

06

The Clarification

Meticulous grape selection on sorting tables: we remove all the leaves, unripe and unwanted berries that give greenish and unpleasant aromas.

07

The Bottling

equipment and containers are imported, primarily from Italy, recognized as one of the finest stainless steel cellar equipment producers.

Quality

Certified quality system, microbiological analysis laboratory. This ensures that the quality remains uncompromised throughout the wine making process.

Exclusivity

Rico Wines make wines which express their terroir. And rico wines  is the exclusive exporter of a selection.

Selection Process

craftsmen winegrowers are selected for the quality and the authenticity of their wines. Acting as veritable partners, they guarantee the continuity of style and quality of our offer.

Fiability

Unparalleled conditions thanks to the administrative and logistics partners and KSBCL in the state of Karnataka.
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