Ca del Monte Amarone

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Wine name:
Amarone della Valpolicella Classico D.O.C. - Ca Del Monte

Classification:
Dry red wine

Alcohol content:
15.5% Vol

Grape variety:
Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Molinara grapes.

Area of origin:
20 hectares of vineyards in the hills of Negrar, facing south to southwest in the heart of Valpolicella (province of Verona).

Maturation and ageing:
The Corvina,  Rondinella and Molinara grapes are dried on straw mats from October – January. Aged in oak barriques for a minimum of three years.

Tasting notes:
Colour: deep ruby red tending to garnet .
Aroma: intense with distinct aromas of dark and wild cherry jam followed by hints of dried rose, hot spices and bitter chocolate.
Taste: an explosion of flavours will wind the palate with layers of baked fruit, tobacco and spice. Warm, full, rich, velvety and slightly astringent. Well balanced.

Suggested pairings:
Recommended with roasts, braised beef, game, aged cheeses.  A magnificent after dinner companion.

Serve at a temperature of 18-20° C ensuring that the wine is decanted or opened at least one hour prior.
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