Villa Arvedi Amarone is born on the hillsides of the Valpantena, the only cru denomination in the whole Valpolicella area. Villa Arvedi is another example of Bertani’s traditional dedication to producing Amarone, with this modern and well balanced Amarone which is nonetheless authentic and rich in body. New fermentation and drying techniques give this wine an elegant balance of exuberant fruity notes. It has a rich blackberry flavour, a minty scent, a sweet cherry taste and the spicy hints that are typical of this valley.
Rondinella and Corvina Veronese. The vines are cultivated using the “spalliera” method. The pruning is making using “Guyot “ method with 5.000 bases/ha.
Area of production:
Hills of Valpantena valley, northern of Verona, in Quinto, Grezzana and Santa Maria in Stelle area. In the east side the soil is of marl-calcareous composition and in the west side argillaceous calcareous, rich in iron.
The manual harvest takes place in the half of September. A selection of the best, perfectly ripe and healthy bunches is then transported to the loft-extremely airy rooms situated in Grezzana cellar and laid out in the monolayer plastic boxes for the drying. After about 120 days withering, the grapes reach a sugar content of about 24/25° Babo and a concentration and development of new aromas. At the half of January the grapes are picked from the bunches, pressed and vinified with an initial very low temperature of 4/5°C which reaches in the final stage a temperature of 22°C.
A part of it ages in Slavonian oak casks of 25 hl capacity and a little part in barriques for about 30 months. Follows an aging period of at least 6 months in bottle.
Deep dark red color with violet rim. At the nose a deep scents of cherry, sour cherry and berries typical of Amarone della Valpolicellaand notes of spices and dry fruit typical of Valpantena. In mouth the tannins are present even if soft and wrapped in the glycerin and in the flavor of red fruit.