CRISTIANA BETTILI ITALIAN ORGANIC SUSTAINABLE WINES

About the wine estate

AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA TENUTA VIGNEGA

Description
PLACE :	Pescantina , Verona Nord , ITALY   lat 45°29’4’’56 N long 10°52’10’’20 E   ,    height 140 m slm
METHOD OF TRAINING :Guyot    exposure: north/east –south           SOIL:		Limestone
GRAPE VARIETIES:	Corvina 60%, Corvinone15%, Rondinella 15% , Other red grapes 10% (Cabernet Sauvignon  6%- Oseleta 4%) 
HARVEST: 	by hand  VINIFICATION:	The grapes are late harvested, crushed and left in a cold maceration for 5 days when starts a spontaneous fermentation. After devatting the wine is conserved in a tank until the RIPASSO:  ri-fermentation of  young valpolicella on the Amarone pomace at the end of January (for about one week). Ageing in Slovenian oak barrels  and french oak barriques for 12 months  
SENSORIAL FEATURES:	Ruby red colour with garnet shades, the aspect is consistent. The bouquet is intense: ripe cherry, blackberry and light hints of vannilla chocolate. The palate is pleasant with velvety tannins and a persistent aftertaste of cherries. 
SERVING SUGGESTIONS :16-18° C
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Corvina
  • Wine styles: Full-bodied red
  • Wine specifics: Organic, Certified sustainable
  • Alcohol %: 13.5
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2012
  • Suggested for meat: Red meat
  • Suggested for cooking type: Grilled
  • Suggested for food flavors: Bitter
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