Soil: clay and limestone with a strong rock structure.
Vine density: 7200 vines per hectare.
Vineyard age: 20 years.
Pruning: 10 buds/plant.
Production: 6000 kg/hectare.
Grape varieties: 40% Corvina, 40% Corvinone, 15% Rondinella 5% Oseleta.
Grape harvest: end of September, beginning of October.
Grapes drying in fruit storage structure: controlled humidity 4 months. Soft pressing
Alcoholic fermentation and maceration: 40/60 days/temperature 15-18° C.
Ageing: in Slavonian oak barrel for 4 years.
Bottling and bottle ageing: 1 year.
Description Of The Wine
Color: strong ruby red. Clear and transparent.
Bouquet: aging aromas such as roasting, vanilla and tobacco together with red fruits such as red currants, raspberries and cherries under spirits. Notes of honey and alcohol make this quite special and, at the same time, a classic Amarone.
Flavor: shows harmony and balance. Full-bodied, with a lovely silky tannins and a long persistence, long raisin and spicy after-taste. The after taste confirms the notes in the aroma. This wine has an exceptionally long and persistent flavour.
Suited for ageing: it is a keeping wine.
Combinations: red meat and cheeses.
Serve at: 16-18° C.