Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG Classico Selection Corte Vaona BIO 2016 Novaia

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Qualification: Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG Classico

Grapes: Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella and other autochthonous grapes

Alcohol: 15,5%

Size: 75 cl

Production: Last week of September, manual picking of carefully selected grapes to be dried naturally. Natural drying process in a traditional hilly fruttaio (drying room at 400 m a.s.l.) for about 100 days. Destemming and soft crushing of grapes during winter; fermentation at controlled temperature in oak truncated-cone vats for at least 30 days

Ageing:  24 months in wooden barrels, 8 months in bottle before sale

Service Temperature:  18°C. Decant the wine at least an hour before serving


Tasting Notes

A deep garnet red colour. On the nose it has an intense aroma with evident hints of black cherries and cherries, with peculiar notes given by the drying process. The presence of spicy scents of dark chocolate and tobacco is characteristic as well as the appearance of “goudron” notes due to ageing. On the palate, it is a generous, velvety and persistent, highly-extracted wine with a well-balanced alcohol content and a particularly intense mineral hint, typical of this wine.

Food pairings

Rich dishes, grilled, roasted, braised red meats, game, extra mature cheeses. Great wine for meditation.