Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG — 2019
- Vineyards: Sant’Ambrogio
- Size: 23 hectares (57 acres)
- Vine Age: 17 years
- Soil: Dark, gravelly, high clay content, fertile, deep and drought-resistant
- Elevation: 495 feet above sea level
- Orientation: North-south orientation
- Density: 5,000 vines/hectare (2,023 vines/acre)
- Training: Guyot with 5,000 vines per hectare, 8 buds per vine. Green cover between the rows.
- Harvest Date(s): Manual, of selected bunches towards mid-September. Slow grape withering in the drying room until January.
- Yields: 30 hl/ha (3 tons/acre)
Crushing and pressing of de-stemmed dry grapes in January Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 24°C.
- Maceration: Maceration of the must for 25 days in contact with the skins, with daily pumping-over.
- Malolactic: Full Malolactic Fermentation
- Aging: The wine is aged in tonneaux and 50 hl casks for 30 months. It is then left to mature for at least 12 months in the bottle before sale.
- Varietal Composition: 60% Corvina, 20% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella, 5% Croatina, 5% Oseleta
- Alcohol: 16.4%
- TA: 5.5 g/L
- p H: 3.4
- RS: 3 g/L
Intense ruby red color. Scent of cherry, black cherry and white pepper, with mineral notes. Soft, fresh and elegant taste.