AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO

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A big, full bodied red which, in spite of its intensity and concentration, is unexpectedly elegant. It reveals the typical scents of grapes harvested at high altitude, with its hints of aromatic herbs and wild flowers. On the palate it is dry, and displays considerable structure and power.

 TYPOLOGY: Red DOCG

GRAPE VARIETIES: Corvina Veronese 75%, Rondinella 25%

VINEYARD PRACTICES: Continuous selection of the grapes from the period of “iveraison” till the harvest, where the best grapes are selected for the “appassimento”. Period of “appassimento”: 3 months. The grapes are pressed in January and not later as the Amarone we want to obtain should not get too concentrated for the combination with important meat dishes 

DATE OF THE HARVEST: First/second week of October

FERMENTATION: 20 days in steeltank

MATURATION: 24 months in big barrels and barrique, 6 months in the bottle

GRADES OF ALCOOL: 15,5%

TOTAL ACIDITY:5,80 g/l

NET DRY EXTRACT: 31,9