Farina Amarone Classico della Valpolicella DOCG Riserva "Montefante" 2016


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Sommelier Wine

From the vineyard of the same name, on the hills of Valpolicella Classica, comes this noble Amarone that, due to its high quality and its extraordinary elegance, we have promoted as a reserve wine. The soil, the microclimate and the selection of drying grapes used, all contribute to the richness of aromas and to the vigorous structure of this wine.

Production technique
Manual harvesting and selection at the end of September

Drying: Natural overriping of the grapes for around 100 days in fruit drying shed, with temperature, humidity and weight loss constantly monitored.

Vinification: · Pressing and destemming at the end of December. Spontaneous cold maceration for around ten days, yeast injection and slow fermentation for around one month. Ageing: After two more cleaning rackings, 24 months maturation, 30% in barriques, 70% in Slavonian oak barrels, following evolution in the bottle.

Wine Description
Garnet red color. Intense aroma of jam and raspberry, mulberry and plums inalcohol, spicy of pepper, coriander and cinnamon. Complex on the palate, harmonic, winning, with an incredible roundness and sweet tannins.

Winemaker’s recommendations
Excellent with red meats and mature and spicy cheeses

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