AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO
DENOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE CONTROLLATA E GARANTITA
Corvina, Corvinone and Rondinella, with drying of grapes for a period of about 3 months.
Destemming and soft pressing of the dried grapes; long fermentation at seasonal temperature.
About 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels by 20-30-50 hl.
About 6 months in bottle.
Alcohol: 15% by Vol.
Total acidity: 5,8 g/l
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.
Barbeque, roasts, game and seasoned cheeses.
If correctly stored, it evolves for a long period of time (8 to 10 years).