Amarone della Valpolicella

Silvano Piacentini

classification D.O.C.G.

type Red

country Italy

region Veneto

province Verona

Vintage available 2016

Grape variety 68% Corvina, 8% Rondinella, 24% Corvinone

Type of farming Conventional

Harvest Between late September and early October. The grapes are picked and placed in crates, then left to dry for 3-4 months in well-ventilated lofts


Vinification

The must is fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats at 23-25°C, with 15-20 days’ maceration on the skins.

Maturation

After fermentation, the wine matures for 18 months in barrels of French and Slavonian oak.

Tasting note

Deep ruby red colour. It has a heady and spicy nose, marked by a very sweet sensation of ripened fruit and enlivened by a slight citrus hint. On the palate is rounded, mouth-filling and velvety, with a complex and elegant structure.


Formats and packs

75 cl Bordeaux-style bottles



Descrizione organolettica


Formats and packs

75 cl Bordeaux-style bottles


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