Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG

Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG 2016

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Grape variety: Corvina (50%), Corvinone (30%), Rondinella (20%).

Terrain: Clayey, loamy, and calcareous.

Orientation: East-South-West ridge.

Elevation: 220 m a.s.l.

Total production: 4800 bottles/year

Vinification: Hand-picking in 15kg crates, natural drying of the bunches for 100 days, destemming and pressing of the grapes, fermentation at controlled temperature (16-18°) for 30-40 days, and maceration post-fermentation.

Aging: In tonneaux and large French oak barrels for 30 months, then 6 months in bottle.

Total SO2: 34 mg/l.

Description: Deep garnet color with ruby shades. Aromas of cherries soaked in alcohol, blackberries, violets, rose and licorice. Warm and mouth-filling floral, dried and ripe fruits, and spicy flavors with smooth and ripe tannins, and long finish.

Perfect pairing: Red meat main courses, aged cheese, dark chocolate.