Renowned red wine, full-bodied, strong, and distinguished. It is dry, noble, with a delicate bouquet, balanced and rich in alcohol. It has a strong flavor and velvety texture with a characteristic vein of bitterness.
Amarone is a wine ideally suited to accompany roast meat, game and strong cheeses.
Situated in the hilly area of Valpolicella Classica at around 250 meters above sea level. Vineyard exposure: mainly South-West Soil: very light limestone rich in fossils Training System: Pergola Trentina (Trento trellis): Density: about 3.000 vines per hectare Average of vines: 30 years old. A number of buds per vine: 20-25. Harvest: Third week of September, manual picking and sorting.
The finest bunches are selected and arranged on mats in special rooms, which must be dry and well ventilated, until January. During this time, they lose about 40% of their weight. Vinification: the third week in January with traditional pressing, keeping the grapes in bunches. Fermentation: temperature between 15/20 °C . Duration of maceration 45 days. Daily remontage. Aging: Transfer to oak barrels immediately after drawing wine from vats. Maturing in oak barrels and tonneaux for 24 months. Maturing in bottles for 6 months.
Grape Varietals: Corvina Veronese 70% Rondinella 20-25% – Molinara 5-10
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