Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Paolo, Giuseppe and Renzo Tezza

Appellation

Amarone della Valpolicella D.O.C.Valpantena

Varieties

Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella

Viticulture

Guyot and Sloping Verona Pergola training systems.

Farming

Organic

Soil

22% pebble-gravel, 22% sand, 66% silt, 12% clay. Total limestone content: 36%; active lime: 10%

Vinification

Grapes were harvested in September and October, with hand-selection of the best quality. The fruit was placed on trays in a drying loft until December at 18°C and 70% humidity. Berries were de- stemmed, pressed, then inoculated with cultured yeast. Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks over a period of 30 days at 18°C, with daily pumpovers and delestage (racking). Wine was aged for 24 months in barriques and 6 months in bottle prior to release.

Aging

24 months in barriques and 6 months in bottle

Available Sizes (L)

0.750

Distribution Area

Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

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