Region: Veneto, Italy
Appellation: Amarone della Valpolicella
Color/Style: Red Wine
Grapes: 35% Corvina,35% Corvinone, 23% Rondinella and 7% Oseleta
Sourced from vineyards in the zones of Mezzane and Tregnano in Valpolicella planted in 2001. Grapes are grown on glacial, chalky soil.
Hand-harvested in mid-October. Certified organic
Selection of the best grapes from their Valpolicella vineyards are dried for about two months in their drying barn. The wine is then fermented in stainless steel for 15 days then aged 24 months in new and used Allier tonneaux and barriques followed by an additional year where those are assembled into 20HL allier casks. One more year in the bottle before release.
"The Corvina gives spiciness and cherry aromas, Corvinone gives glycerine and vibrant freshness, Rondinella adds delicate fruit and light floral aromas whilst Oseleta provides colour and robust tannins." Graziano Pra