Villa San Carlo Amarone Della Valpolicella DOCG 2016 – Italy
Characteristics of the wine: A deep ruby red colour with light garnet hues during aging, it’s a complex and elegant wine, rich in aromas of ripe red fruit, black cherry and withered petals, spicy tones of tobacco, coffee and black cocoa. Wrapping on the palate with a pleasant acidity, silky and well-balanced tannins. Persistent finish. Best served at 18 ° – 19 ° paired with pasta dishes with game sauces, roasts and braised meats, aged cheeses accompanied by mustards or jams. In excellent company with fine chocolate.
Altitude: 200-270 m. above s.l.
Aspect: West / South-west
Soil: Calcareous – Scaglia Rossa and Biancone Pre Collinare
Training system: Pergola Veronese and Trentina
Density per ha>3.500 plants
Bottles produced: 4.850
Alcohol Content: 15°
Average yield per ha: 80 quintals
Analytical data: total acidity 5,95 g/L, sugars 1,50 g/L, total dry extract 34,90g/L
Grapes: 45% Corvina, 35% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella, 10% other
Production Method: The grapes for the Amarone are harvested starting from midSeptember and selected by hand following strict criteria to bring only the most mature and perfectly healthy bunches to the drying cellar. Drying process takes place in plateaux for about 100 days in an old barn. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration in steel tanks last up to a month before racking the wine into the wood. Then a maturation phase of about 24 months in new, second passage tonneaux and large oak barrels for a better complexity of the wine. Bottle aging for at least 12 months.
About Villa San Carlo
Located in the hills east of Verona, just outside the city, the Villa San Carlo Estate is a large and unspoilt haven of greenery, covering 70 hectares in total, 20 of which are planted with vines. Its beating heart is the elegant 18th-century villa, which nowadays boasts an eclectic neoclassical style of architecture dating back to the early 20th century. Our mission is to produce wine in an innovative way and respecting an identity rooted in the history and beauty of a truly exceptional place, passing on these values through a unique sensory taste experience.
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