Quintarelli Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2007 1.5L

Quintarelli Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2007 1.5L  -
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Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC: 
• Amarone is only produced in exceptional years
• In truly exceptional years an Amarone Riserva is produced, a personal barrel selection by the family
• Careful selection of grapes during harvest
• After harvest, grapes sit in wooden boxes or on rush mats
• Careful attention is paid to the positioning of the grapes so the appassimento can occur naturally
• Noble rot starts to appear in November and develops mostly in January
• Grapes are pressed at the end of January and after 20 days of maceration, alcoholic fermentation begins with indigenous yeasts
• Fermentation lasts 45 days
• Wine is then racked and ages in Slavonian oak barrels for seven years
• Alcoholic fermentation continues during this aging period creating a dry wine

Kermit Lynch Import labels.

Technical Information
  • Blend Corvina Blend
  • Country Italy
  • Region Veneto
  • Sub-Region Valpolicella
  • Appellation Amarone della Valpolicella Classico
  • Alcohol 16.5%