Rich and full-bodied wine with notes of dried fruit, cherries and chocolate which makes it pleasantly spicy.
Classification: Amarone Docg della Valpolicella.
Annual average production: ca. 5000 bottles.
Grapes: 70% Corvinone- 15% Molinara- 15% Rondinella.
Production area: Vineyards located in the Valpolicella Doc area; at the elevation of 150-200 meters meters above sea level.
Soil: Calcareous origin.
Training system: Pergola veronese semplice and short espalier.
Vintage: Manual, with careful selection of grapes, carried out the first 10 days of October. Only the healthiest grapes are chosen and they have reached perfect ripeness.
Fermentation: After 3 months of drying in temperature and humidity controlled rooms, the grapes are pressed and the must is placed in small wine-makers at 10°-14°C, where it begins a slow fermentation for 25-30 days. Finally, the must-wine ends fermentation in steel tanks at a temperature of 20°C.
Aging: 24-30 months in oak barrels and 6 months in steel. Aging in bottle: 12 months.
Description: Deep ruby red with garnet highlights. Intense fruit bouquet with hints of cherry, black cherry, wild berry fruit, vanilla, raisins and tropical fruit. Palate: full-bodied, warm, smooth, with well-balanced, velvety tannins and an impressively lengthy development.
Food matches: Red meats, game and mature cheeses. Also recommended as a meditation wine.
Temperature of service: 16-18°C.