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Amarone della Valpolicella

Characteristics
  • Classification
    D.O.C.G.
  • Grape Varieties
    Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara
  • Harvest
    End of September-beginning of October; manual harvest
  • Vinification
    After the harvest, grapes are dried for at least 4 months, during this process grapes lose at least 40% of their weight. Fermentation at 18-22° C and maceration that lasts 20 days.
  • Maturation
    In oak barriques for at least 18 months
Tasting notes
  • Colour
    Red. Intense ruby red with garnet tinges
  • Bouquet
    Notes of blackberry and black cherry jam; with a strong spicy touch and hints of candied citrus
  • Taste
    Full and strong structure, based on dense and ripe fruit notes, accompanied by scents of spices, chocolate and coffee; rich and well-integrated tannins
  • Pairing
    Perfect for strong and flavour-rich dishes; ideal with game