CAPITEL MONTE OLMI – Amarone della Valpolicella DOC Classico Riserva
during dry period.
Soil: red clay and limestone (30% of which 5% active) of moraine origins.
Vine density: 3500 vines per hectare.
Vineyard age: 20 years.
Cultivation: trent bowe.r
Pruning: 10/14 buds/plant.
Production: 6000 kg/hectare.
Grape varieties: 30% Corvina, 30% Corvinone, 30% Rondinella, 10% Rossignola, Oseleta, Negrara, Dindarella, Croatina and Forselina.
Grape harvest: end of September, beginning of Octobe.r
Grapes drying in fruit storage structure: controlled humidity 4 months.
Alcoholic fermentation and maceration: 40/60 days/temperature 15° C.
Ageing: 3/4 years.
Bottling and bottle ageing: 6 months.
Description Of The Wine
Color: strong ruby red. Clear and transparent.
Bouquet: aromas of crushed blackberries, spice and flowers combined with notes of Slavonia oak.
Flavor: full-bodied, with peppery, berry character, medium tannins and a fine finish. The after-taste confirms the character of the bouquet. This wine has a long-lasting and persistent flavour.
Suited for ageing: it is a keeping wine.
Combinations: red meat and game-cheeses.
Serve at: 16-18° C
Alcohol (% in vol.): 16
Reducing Sugar (g/l): 6
Total Acidity (g/l): 6,6
Net Dry Extract (g/l): 42
Total Phenols (mg/l): 3300
750 ml, 1500 ml