Amarone DOC Classico 2009 Vigne Alte Zeni

Amarone della Valpolicella doc Classico VigneAlte Italy 2009 Zeni Italy



Wine: AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA DOC CLASSICO °VIGNE ALTE" selection Vineyard location: Valpolicella Classica zone (hilly band to the north of Verona)
Soil: red-brown soil on detrital, limestone-marly and basaltic sediments. Vine yield per hectare: 90 ql./ha
Grape varieties: Corvina 70% - Rondinella 20% - Molinara 10%
Colour: deep ruby red with a garnet red tinge
Bouquet: stylish, elegant, with notes of fruit preserved in alcohol and hints of cocoa and spices
Palate: overwhelming, harmonic, warm and lingering
Grape harvest: hand selection of the best grape bunches coming from hilly vineyards. The grape is collected in small crates and left to raisin in order to achieve a high concentration of sugar, extracts, aromas and glycerine
Vinification techniques: raisining of the grapes for 4-5 months followed by traditional skin fermentation and 3-4 weeks maceration
Ageing: in 25 hl. old oak casks for 2-4 years, depending on the vintage
Serving suggestions: wine to be best enjoyed after five years from bottling, served at a temperature of 17-19°C, uncorking the bottle at least half an hour before serving
Food and wine pairing: recommended with red meat, braised meat, game and fermented cheese; vino da meditazione
Wine analysis: Alcohol content 15.5% vol., Residual sugar 6 g/l, Dry extract 32 g/l, Total acidity 5.80 g/l, pH 3.45

Amarone Vigne Alte is shipped in case of 6 bottles. Please order 6 bottles or multiple thereof


Category: Amarone


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