Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

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Grape variety: 40% Corvina, 30% Corvinone, 30% Rondinella  

Production zone: Classic Valpolicella, in Fumane district hills. Medium chalky soil  

Harvest: third week of September, hand-picked grapes  Yield: 40 liters for each 100 kilograms of grape  

Vinification: 3 months natural drying process before crushing and destemming grapes. Gentle pressing and long fermentation with seasonal temperature with finalization of malolactic one

Ageing: 24 months in Slavonia oak casks of 20/30 or 50 hl, then a fast stop of 5/6 months in new  tonneaux. Refining: 6 months in bottle  

Tasting notes: deep medium ruby red. The bouquet is typical, jammy, with red berries fruits and dried figs notes, balsamic and spicy. The taste is balanced, fine and velvety, fresh and savory, with round tannins and a long end

Food pairing: roasted or braised red meat, furred game, aged cheese. Venetian tradition: risotto all'Amarone.

Perfect alone, as meditation wine  Music: Giacomo Puccini, "Madama Butterfly"  

Serving temperature: ideal at 20° C in balloon glasses. Please, lead at temperature slowly. Please store it in cool and dry places,  preserving it from sun and heat sources  

Aging potential: 8/10 years. Please, open the bottle 1 hour before serving it and, if necessary, decant the wine before tasting it   

Analytic data:  Alcoholic content 15% vol.  Total acidity 5/5,50 g/l  Total solids 29 - 32 g/l