Produced in our Costalunga Estate, in the Classical area of Valpolicella, a land full of tradition and well known for its wine and food culture, after a careful manual selection, the Corvina, Rondinella and Oseleta grapes are left to rest in small boxes and then gently pressed to create a wine of undoubted quality with great complexity that gets better with age.
Grape variety: 80% Corvina, 10% Rondinella, 10% Oseleta.
Geographical location: And vineyards characteristics: the vineyard is located in Sant’Ambrogio della Valpolicella - Verona, hilly zone, with an exposure to South-East, at 250-300 m a.s.l.
Type of soil: Calcareus, morainic, rich in rock fragments.
Vinification: After the harvest, the grapes are carefully selected, and the healthiest ripest fruit is placed in cases in a well-ventilated room to raisin for 3-4 months. After this period the grapes are pressed, left on the skins for 15-20 days at the temperature of 23°-25°C, and fermented till becoming the delicious wine that Amarone is. The wine is aged in oak barrels for 36 months.
Colour: Deep ruby colour, which will develops garnet shadows by aging.
Nose: Elegant, warm, spicy, with hints of black cherry, dried fruit, in particular prunes.
Palate: Round, velvety and smooth.
Gastronomical combinations: It is recommended with roasted meat, grilled meat and mature cheeses.
Serving temperature: Serve at 18/20°C, uncork bottle at least one hour before.