Amarone Riserva is a wine that interprets the Valpolicella region respecting timings and techniques. The grapes are selected from the best vineyards of the winery to synthesize and express the maximum potential of our land. The drying of the grapes is characterized by the seasonal post-harvest trend. A very elegant wine that expresses a neat balance between fruit and pulp, characterized by deep and complex tertiary notes.
Grape variety: Corvina 55%, Corvinone 25%, Rondinella 20%
Vineyard: Grapes are selected from Brigaldara’s best vineyards
Training system: Guyot and Pergona Veronese
Planted area: 21 ha
Year of planting: 1980 / 2010
Harvest: The grapes are hand-harvested during the second half of September.
Winemaking: During fermentation, the wine is always in contact with the grape skins. It is pumped over twice a day with a delestage half way through fermentation, favouring colour extraction.
Aging: 3 years in small wooden barrels and 2 years in large wooden barrels.
Dry extract: 35.4
Sugar residue: 0.7
Alcohol content: 16,5%
Tasting notes: Deep ruby. Intense aromas of dark cherry and plum are complicated by cocoa and coffee. Enters rich and fruity, then more floral, finishing long with a refined but very dense, tactile mouthfeel. It is a wine of great structure. Complex, elegant and velvety.