Pieropan Amarone della Valpolicella

69.00

Amarone, synonymous with Valpolicella, is a new and exciting challenge for the Pieropan estate and was born from a desire to see if the Cellore d’Illasi vineyards could compete with the unique terroir of Valpolicella.
The Amarone is the realisation of the family ’s dream to produce a powerful red wine, rich and structured but with the characteristic Pieropan balance, elegance and finesse.

Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Intense and deep, ruby red colour
Nose Notes of black cherries, blackberries and plums, bitter chocolate, leather, coffee, complex spicyness and a refreshing balsamic end
Palate Complex and rounded, with a powerful structure and a lovely freshness on the finish. A wine with plenty of character whit great ageing potential.

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety Corvina Veronese 60%, Corvinone 30%, Rondinella 5%,
Croatina Veronese 5%
Alcohol % 16.5%
Style
Estate/Producer Pieropan
Country Italy
Region Valpolicella/ Veneto
Vintage 2017
Vinification The grapes are dried naturally for 2/3 months and then manual selected before beeing pressed anddestemmed. The must is fermented at 23-24°C for approximately 30 days with a daily pumping over andpunching down.
Closure Natural cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential It ages in french oak tonneaux and barriques for 24/30 months followed by a period in bottle before therelease.

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