AMARONE della Valpolicella - Taste the Original!
Amarone della Valpolicella D.O.C.
Amarone is the result of an ancient vineyard’s grapes, exposed inside the heart of classic Valpolicella in a great hilly location.
The mix of its grapes creates a wine which tastes and perfumes harmonize into the memory of its homeland.
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Vineyards: Tendone training system with 60 years old vines and typical and almost forgotten grapes.
The vineyards are located inside the hilly area of classic Valpolicella, characterized by a soil composed of clay and limestone, exposed to the morning sun.
Technique: Selection and hand-picking of the best grapes which are left drying for 4 months into wooden crates and then pressed in the first half of January.
Aging: 36 months between big barrells and barriques, 6 months into stainless steel tanks and the following 9 months into bottles.
Grape variety: 60% Corvina + 20% Rondinella + 10% Corvinone + 10% Dindarella, Oseleta, Negrara, Rossignola, Molinara.
Colour: A wine with an intense ruby red colour and garnet reflections.
Perfume: Intense, ethereal, fragrant and spicy, this wine reminds the tastes of baked fruit and fruit preserved in alcohol, especially cherry and black cherry.
Taste: Soft, dry, vigorous and full-bodied, it’s an extremely balanced wine.
Alcohol content.: 15%
Serving temperature: 18°C (uncork it at least one hour before serving).
Recommended pairings: Perfect with red meats, roasted pork and game in general, it pairs with elaborate and savoury dishes, aged and spicy cheeses.
It’s also a wine to taste at the end of the meal and for aging.