Amarone della Valpolicella

Amarone della Valpolicella

DOCG

  • Grapes
    70% Corvina, 20% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella
  • Vineyards
    Selected vineyards in a hilly area at 150-300 metres above sea level in Valpolicella
  • Vinification
    After withering in the larder until December, the grapes are pressed and destemmed before maceration with fermentation for around 15/20 days at a controlled temperature of 19/22° C
  • Maturation
    The wine matures in French and American oak barrels (20-40 hectolitres) for 12/18 months
  • Colour
    Intense red with garnet hues on maturation
  • Aromas
    Strong notes of cherry jam are combined with the typical notes of dried fruit to create a large and complex boquet, enriched with sweet spicy notes such as licorice and vanilla
  • Taste
    A wine with remarkable structure while maintaining excellent balance between the tannins and softness
  • Temperature
    Uncork an hour before serving. Temperature 18 - 20° C
  • Alcohol
    15%
  • Total Acidity
    5.95 g/lt
  • Residual Sugar
    3.5 g/lt
  • Dry Extract
    33/35 g/lt
  • Beef
  • Cheese
  • Sheep