DOC Amarone della Valpolicella Classico
||70% Corvina, 15% Rondinella, 15% Corvinone
||Amarone Espressioni embodies the philosophy of Cantina Valpolicella Negrar and is the result of more than 10 years of research conducted in association with the Experimental Institute for Viticulture in Conegliano Veneto and the Experimental Centre for Vinegrowing in the Province of Verona.
||Located at the heart of the Valpolicella Classica region in the municipality of Fumane (Mazzurega) 460 m. a.s.l. Exposure: South-east facing with vines planted in northsouth rows.
|Composition of the land
||Medium depth with pebbly texture over calcareous sandstone.
||Hand-picked between late September and early October. Drying in bespoke facilities for 120 days until January.
||Destemmed and gentle pressed in early February. Fermentation between 12 and 23 °C. Slow maceration for 30 days, including cold soaking for 12 days. Manual punching down of cap 3 times a day.
||In 50 hl Slavonian-oak barrels for 5 years, then in bottles for 6-8 months.
||This Amarone enhances rich game dishes. Suitable for long cellaring to celebrate the important occasions of life.