High-end Amarone Riserva from Tezza winery, full-bodied masculine magnificent wine.
80% Corvina, 20% Rondinella
Grapes are harvested in September and October, with hand-selection of the best-quality grapes
Drying occurs on trays in natural drying loft until December, at 18°C and 70% humidity. Vinification starts by de-stemming and pressing of the grapes, then inoculation with cultured yeasts. This Amarone ferments with maceration in steel for 30 days at 18°C, with daily pumpovers and delestage. Wine is matured for 36 months in barriques, and further for 6 months in bottle.
Sensory profile: Dark garnet red; on the nose, liqueur cherries, pencil lead, and chocolate; appealingly crisp and fresh, with generous but silky tannins.
Food Matching: Enjoy slightly cooled (17°C) with Grilled meats, charcuterie, and cheeses. Fantastic wine to enjoy on its own.
Residual sugar: 7.2 g/L
Acidity: 6.7 g/L (sugar/acidity ratio: 1.1 = semi-dry)