AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA DOC Private collection

TASTING NOTES

Black cherry and raspberry preserves, brandied fruit.

PAIRING INSPIRATIONS

Duck dishes, roast meats, braised meats and game and for the classic pairing with cheese.

PRODUCTION METHOD

Harvest: Second week of September. Careful selection of the crop, the bunches are laid, one layer high, on shelving.

Drying: House’s drying facility for approximately 120 days. Physical and biological processes which concentrate and modify the berries.



Vinification: Grapes are destemmed and pressed in January. The must is fermented in stainless steel tanks after an inoculation of selected yeasts. (20-24 days).

Aging: In 60 gallon and 150 gallon oak barrels (24 months). A final 6 months of aging in larger casks and 12 months in bottle before commercial release.