Amarone della Valpolicella DOC
designation of origin and guaranteed
Mezzane di Sopra (Verona)
450/500 mt. s.l.m.
limestone with white calcareous rock, pink
ferrous calcareous rock, basaltic rock
containing minerals olivine and pyroxene,
and volcanic soil.
Type of grapes:
Corvina 35%, Rondinella 20%, Corvinone
other grapes 10% (Oseletta, Croatina).
5000 vinestock ha.
Vinification and maturation:
the grapes are harvested at the beginning of
October, drying for 3 month all the grapes,
de-stemming, pressing, cryomaceration,
controlled-temperature fermentation with
cultured yeasts and simultaneous malolactic,
followed by maturation in new French oak
barriques about 36 months and after the
bottling aging other 48 month in ours bottles
Technical data :
residual sugar 4,4g/l
total acidity 6,5 g/l
dry extract 40 g/l
deep ruby red, with reflexes garnet.
notes of red cherry, black/blue berry, black
plum,balsamic hint,fresh fannel, pepper.
smooth and seductive, with an appealing
sapidity and an optimal acidity and frank
notes of red/black fruits mature, spices,
balsamic, fruits in spirits, tertiary perfumes.
Best served with:
it goes perfectly with many kinds of food
such as braised, big steaks , roast beef, aged
cheeses, game meat.
16 – 18°C
0,75L – 1,5 L
wood-cases of 6 bottles