2009 Ca Del Monte Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG
Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara grapes dried on straw mats from October – January. Aged in oak barriques for a minimum of 3 years.
Deep ruby red tending to garnet. Intense with distinct aromas of dark and wild cherry jam followed by hints of dried rose, hot spices and bitter chocolate. An explosion of flavours will wind the palate with layers of baked fruit, tobacco and spice. Warm, velvety, rich and slightly astringent. Well balanced.
Recommended with braised beef, stewed venison, aged cheeses. A magnificent after dinner companion.
- About The Producer
Ca del Monte looks over the village of Negrar, north of Verona, in the heart of Valpolicella. The original building of the Ca’ del Monte Estate is a 17th century mansion, constructed from the remains of an ancient monastery. The Zanconte family has owned the Estate for generations and brothers Umberto and Giuseppe Zanconte now manage the winery.
The estate has approximately 20 hectares of vineyards, entirely located in the hills, perfectly exposed to the sun, facing south-to-south – west.