Amarone della Valpolicella
VARIETY: Corvina, Corvinone e Rondinella.
VINEYARD: Hills of Montecchia di Crosara and Cazzano di Tramigna
HARVEST: At the beginning of October
VINIFICATION: After drying naturally in “fruttai” (fruit storage rooms), towards the end of January grapes are crushed and left to ferment in steel tanks
AGEING: After racking off, the wine is aged partly in Slavonia oak barrels and partly in barriques. Then the wine spends another six months maturing in bottle.
APPEARANCE: Deep ruby red and clear, with garnet hues.
NOSE: Complex, with hints of red and blackcurrant, cocoa and spices.
PALATE: Rich, full- bodied and sophisticated, warm and appealing, soft and excellent lenght
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,5%
FOOD MATCHING: The wine goes well with roasts, elaborate meat dishes, game, aged cheeses and also its own, after a meal.
SERVE: It is recommend to serve at temperature of 10-12° C. Uncork the bottle at least some time beforehand.