Intense and inviting ruby red.
The characteristic hints of cherries and pepper are particularly enjoyable in this wine, followed by subtle nuances of officinal herbs.
Dry and well-balanced. The traditional acidic note combines well with the softness of the fruit to form a satisfying contrast and produce a supple, feisty wine.
APPELLATION Amarone della Valpolicella D.O.C. GRAPE VARIETIES Corvina Veronese 70%, Rondinella 30% VINEYARD LOCATION Hillsides of the Valpolicella production area SOIL CHARACTERISTIC Clayey, calcareous TRAINING SYSTEM Arbour
Simple Mediterranean cuisine, especially pasta and seasonal soups; appetizing entrées, including seasoned lard and hot toasted hors d’oeuvres with extra virgin olive oil, ham and sausages.
Serve at 15-16°C (59-60°F).
HARVEST Manual harvest of selected bunches carried out in September PRESSING Soft pressing of the loose berries carried out in the first fortnight of January FERMENTATION De-stalking followed by soft crushing of the grapes AGEING 15 months in oak (half in large Slavonian oak, half in second use barriques), 6 months of bottle ageing ALCOHOL CONTENT 15.41% Vol
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