Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Vineyard


Place: Sant’Urbano, Municipality Fumane 315 amsl – 45°32’35.34’’N; 10°54’03.20’’E

Grape variety


Corvina gentile, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara.

Vine training


Simple pergola with an age of 50 years old.

Harvest


By hand in small boxes.

Vinification


The grapes are harvested by hand in the second decade of October and pressed at the end of January. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks, then the wine rests for five years first in big oak barrels and then again in steel tanks until bottling.

Wine characteristics


Intense red colour with light garnet tinges. Intense aroma with hints of cherry under spirit and sweet spices. Full-bodied, well-structured, lasting and harmonious flavour.

Pairings


Excellent with aged cheese. It combines very good also with grilled, roasted and boiled meat as well as bitter chocolate.

Prizes and awards


Verona Wine Top

86/100 Gilbert & Gaillard