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Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 2013

Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 2013

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0,75 l  -  13.50% by vol.
Allegrini
XW
90
This is one of the wines that has made Allegrini famous throughout the world. The vineyard surrounds Villa della Torre, a splendid masterpiece of Renaissance architecture now owned by the family, and produces a full-bodied red wine that has an ageing potential of at least ten years.
Deep ruby red.
Pleasant aroma of wild berries with hints of raisins
Full-bodied in the mouth.
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How to serve
Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
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Features
Name Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 2013
Wine type Red still
Classification IGT Veronese
Year 2013
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Grapes 70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella, 5% Sangiovese
Vineyards location Fumane di Valpolicella – Palazzo della Torre vineyard. Altitude: 240 metres (787 ft) above sea level. Exposure: East/ Southeast.
Climate Seasonal development was excellent this year, with ideal day-to-night temperature ranges that effectively preserved the aromatic properties of the grapes until around the 10th of August. The scorching heat wave in the following two weeks had a damaging effect on the grapes that were more exposed to the sun and therefore we immediately set about removing these bunches. The approximately 50 mm (2 inches) of rainfall in late August/early September were a godsend and enabled the vines to recover their vigour and the weather to improve, with a return to day/night temperature ranges similar to those experienced previously. After analysing the grapes, we decided to commence harvesting at the beginning of September. This vintage will exhibit fine extracts together with a broad and intense range of aromas. The wines will therefore be broad and intense on the nose, enabling us to say that the harvest in Valpolicella Classica – whilst a little early and with a 10% lower than average yield – is one of the most promising in recent years.
Composition of the land Varied, but mostly clayey and chalky.
System Pergola trentina.
Plants n. x hectare 3000
Harvest Manual harvest during the first week in September of grapes to be set aside for drying; end of September for grapes to be vinified immediately.
Period fermentation First fermentation at 25-29 °C for 10day; 2nd fermentation at 8-22 °C for approx. 15 days.
Vinification The fresh grapes were de-stemmed and pressed in September while the dried grapes underwent the same process in the second half of December. Fermentation: In temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation: In mid-April in barriques.
Aging 15 months in second-use oak barriques, blended together for 2 months and then bottle-aged for 7 months.
Alcohol 13.50% by volume
Total acidity 6.10 gr/L
PH 3.71
Residual sugars 5.40 gr/L
Dry extract 31.90 gr/L
Matching Easily pairs with various Italian dishes, above all risottos, especially those flavoured with saffron, porcini mushrooms and pork; classic dishes such as pasta with Amatriciana and Carbonara sauces, baked lasagna, gnocchi with gorgonzola cheese and walnuts; grilled meats and roasts.
On sale Price Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 2013 € 14.01  With VAT
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Allegrini

From this winery:
The Allegrini family is the protagonist of the story of Fumane and Valpolicella since the sixteenth century and has since passed on the culture of the vine and wine. Notarial documents attest that it covered a prominent role in the local community an...
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2013
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2010
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2010
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2010
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