Wine maker notes: Selected grapes from 36HA of hillside vineyards, in one of the best viticultureal area in Marano di Valpolicella Valley, planted in limestone-based soils at 300m with south-east exposition. Density of 3000 vine per hectares . Training system: “pergoletta semplice”. Natural and traditional drying of the grapes for 20 days. Extreme care exercised to maintain clean, healthy grapes. Soft pressing of the grapes, followed by controlled temperature fermentation at 28°C. Maceration on the skins for 15 days. The wine is refined for 12 months in Slavonian big barrels (50 hl), then 6 months in the bottle.
Grape Variety/Blend: Corvina Veronese and Corvinone Veronese 70%, Rondinella 30%
Tasting notes: Intense ruby red colour with violet edge. Spicy bouquet with intense aromas of ripe cherry, bitter almond and tobacco. Dry, full, rich flavours in the mouth, with a very pleasant bitter finish.
Food Pairing: Traditionally served with “Amarone Risotto”, “Pumpkins Risotto”, with roast meat, game and lamb rack.