Montecariano Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Montecariano Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

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Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

CLASSIFICATION

Dop/Docg

TERROIR

Valpolicella Classica.

GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION

San Pietro in Cariano, at the foot of the hills.

TYPE

Dry red wine.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Corvina and Corvinone 65%, Rondinella 20%, Molinara, Croatina, Pelara 15%.

VINIFICATION AND AGEING

Harvested: in September, exclusively by hand. Only the bunches in the best condition from a technological, health and morphological viewpoint are selected.

Drying: the grapes are left to dry for about 3 months in drying rooms with controlled temperature and humidity.

Fermentation: between December and January the grapes are destem- med and crushed softly to respect the integrity of the peel. They are then fermented in stainless steel tanks with continuous and extended pres- sing, and the grape must is oxygenated for about 50 days with delastage at a controlled temperature of 8°-25° C.

Maturation: in wooden barrels for about 36 months. Ageing: 12 months in the bottle. 

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WINE SPECTACTOR

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG 2012 – 91 POINTS Montecariano di Gini Galtarossa S.S. Agricola

A well-knit, silky red, offering sleek tannins and flavors of dried strawberry and cherry fruit, layered with hints of date, smoke and mandarin orange peel. Medium- to full-bodied, with a fresh, chewy finish. Drink now through 2022.

650 cases made.

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Country: Italy • Region: Veneto