Amarone Della Valpolicella DOCG Classico

AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA
DOCG CLASSICO

L’Amarone della Valpolicella è un vino ideale in abbinamento con arrosti, carni brasate e alla brace, stufati, selvaggina e formaggi stagionati. Da servire preferibilmente a 16-18°C.
15% Vol

Caratteristiche

Production Area

Classic Valpolicella area, from vineyards in the hills of Fumane (Verona).

Grape Varieties

Corvina and Corvinone (70%), Rondinella (25%), Molinara (5%), with drying of grapes for a period of about 3 months.

Yield

Each 100 kg of grapes 40 litres of first pressing.

Contents

Alcohol 15% by Vol. Total acidity 5-5.5 g/l. Net dry extract 29 to 32 g/l.

Vinification

Soft pressing and destimming of the dried grapes; long fermentation at seasonal temperature.

Aging

About 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels by 20-30-50 hl.

Refinement

About 6 months in bottle.

Sensory Impressions

Ruby red tending to garnet. Characteristic aroma, with hints of ripe red fruit and dried figs, and spicy and balsamic notes. In the mouth it is delicate and balanced with soft tannins, fresh, savory, fruity and persistent.

Serving Information

20° C in ballon glass.

Dining Accompaniment

Barbeque, roasts, game and seasoned cheeses.

Longevity

If correctly stored, it evolves for a long period of time (8 to 10 years).