Wines

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Features

PRODUCTION AREA: Valpolicella Classica
GRAPE VARIETY: 75% Corvina - Corvinone e 25% Rondinella
HECTARES OF VINEYARD: 5 ha
YIELD PER HECTARE: 20 hl
PRODUCTION PER VINEYARD: 50 q.li\ha
VINE BREEDING: Pergola
TERROIR: Red and dark-brown lands with a certain calcareous and clay concentration. Typical of Valpolicella area is the presence of stones in the soil.
WINEMAKING: Red
HARVEST AND PRODUCTION: The harvest begins at the end of September and/or the beginning of October and it is exclusively made by hand in order to select only the best grapes. Newly harvested, the bunches of grapes are distributed in a single layer on wooden trellis, which are then stack up in fruit-drying rooms. The drying of the grapes begins and lasts for about 120 days, letting the grapes shrivelling up. The grapes are then destemmed and pressed. Afterwards, there is a slow fermentation for about 30 days. The ageing process in french oak barriques last for 5 years.
MATURATION AND AGING: 30 months in French oak barrels. 6 months in steel tanks (80-100 hl). Aging in glass for two months.
GLASS: Glass for elegant and mature red wines.
BOTTLE: Borgognotta
CORK: Cork Extrissima Quality
SUGAR RESIDUAL: 9 gr/lt
DRY EXTRACT: 35,00 gr/lt
ALCOHOL: 15,5%
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,50 gr\lt