Sanzenel Amandorlato

Sanzenel Amandorlato

Vineyard

Place: Camparsi, Municipality Fumane 160 amsl – 45°31’46.89’’N; 10°53’18.80’’E

Grape variety

Cabernet Sauvignon.

Vine training

Simple pergola with an age of 30 years old.

Harvest

By hand with small boxes, drying for about 80 days.

Vinification

The grapes are harvested by hand in the second decade of October and pressed after about 80 days. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks, then the wine rests for three years in barriques until bottling.

Wine characteristics

Intense dense red colour with light garnet tinges. Intense aroma with hints of dark fruits, like blackberry and marasca cherry, and cacao powder, all enhanced by a elegant mint note. Broad, harmonious, very lasting flavour with a sweet and dry finishing.

Pairings

It is a difficult wine to pair because it loves having the spotlight. It combines with few and precise things such as stewed game, bitter chocolate, Tuscan cigars and pipe tobacco.

Prizes and awards

88/100 Gilbert & Gaillard