Amarone Della Valpolicella 2011 - The Simple Wine

Corte San Benedetto

Amarone Della Valpolicella DOCG 2011 , Corte San Benedetto

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Grape varieties: Corvina Verones 60% Corvinone 25%, Rondinella 15%

Average age of vines: 30 years.

Vinification: after hand harvesting in mid September and careful selection, the grape are placed in small wooden crates and set aside to dry for 3 months.Then the grapes are softly pressed and left to ferment slowly.  Aged a part in large Slavonia oak barrels and a part in small barrels for 5 years.

If stored well it can maintain its characteristics for 15-18 years.

Tasting notes: Intense garnet-red color, great intensity with an ethereal scent and

fruity with black cherries and prunes, bouquet of dried flowers and a hint of sweet

spices, structured and definite mellowness, contrasted by a velvety tannins.

Traditionally served with game, grilled and braised meat, and well matured cheese

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