Amarone Classico Riserva della Valpolicella D.O.C.G.


Amarone Classico Riserva della Valpolicella D.O.C.G.

Ethereal, spicy, and complex nectar, the result of the withering of the indigenous grapes of Valpolicella that will enchant you too...

Type: Red
Classification: DOCG
Grape Variety: 70% Corvina Veronese and Corvinone, 30% Rondinella
Production Area: Valpolicella
Soil: Calcareous, oceanic
Altitude: 150-400 m
Vine Training System: Pergola Veronese, Guyot
Climate: Continental with good temperature variations for excellent grape ripening
Harvest: Manual, end of September, beginning of October
Yield per Hectare of Grapes: 120 quintals/ha, of which 40% selected and suitable for producing Amarone

Vinification: The grapes, handpicked selecting the best bunches, are dried in small crates arranged in a ventilated and humidity-controlled drying room for about 100 days. This is followed by crushing, maceration, and fermentation for a period of 30 days and subsequent aging.
Aging: 4 years in new 225l barriques.
Refinement: 6-8 months in the bottle.
Color: Deep garnet red.
Aroma: Vanilla, with hints of sweet spices, cherry jam, toasting, and notes of ripe plum.
Taste: Warm, velvety, persistent.
Alcohol content: 16% vol.

Gastronomic pairing: Ideal with braised and stewed meats accompanied by polenta, with the famous Amarone risotto, and aged cheeses. Excellent wine for meditation.
Serving temperature: 16-18°C