Farina Amarone Classico della Valpolicella DOCG 2020


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Sommelier Wine

Superbe wine, pride of Valpolicella Classica, born from the careful selection of grapes dried in the typical fruit drying sheds for about 4 months. The meticulous care of the grapes during the drying and the right maturation first in barriques and then in Slavonian oak barrels, develop the complexity of scents and flavors. Elegant, smooth, balanced, it expresses tradition, terroir, and passion.

Production technique
Manual selection and harvesting of the grapes starting from mid-September

Drying: Natural overripening of the grapes for around 120 days in fruit drying sheds, with loss of 40% of their weight and sugar increase, many biological variations in the grape (resveratrol production, glycerine, etc…).

Vinification: · Pressing and destemming of the grapes around mid-January. After ten days of cold maceration, yeast injection on a small heated quantity. Fermentation temperature controlled by mother nature repeated pumping overs, soft almost till dry, final racking.

Ageing: After two more cleaning rackings, 24 months maturation, 30% in barriques, 70% in Slavonian oak barrels, following evolution in the bottle.

Wine Description:
Ruby red colour with garnet tinges. Ethereal, spicy, with cherry hints, sour cherry, raspberry, currant in alcohol, cocoa, and balsamic notes. In the mouth is warm, full, of great structure, fine and balanced.

Winemaker’s recommendations
Excellent with game, roast meat, and mature hard cheeses.

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