Roasts, grilled meats, game and aged cheeses.
There are less than 12,000 acres in the world of the most important Amarone grapes–Corvina and Corvinone, and they only grow in Valpolicella. To make the situation a little more intense, Valpolicella has a regulatory committee that protects the historic nature of the land around Verona. It means if a winery wants to plant a new vineyard, they’ll have to rip out an old vineyard to allocate space. There are 4 main grapes of Amarone, Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara and a total of 20,000 acres (8,200 ha). Wine-making: Gentle crushing, followed by a maceration on the skins and a slow fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 40 – 60 days. Aging: In French barrique and tonneaux for about 18 months and afterwards in stainless steel tanks. Aging in the bottle varies from6 to 12 months.
Color: Intense ruby red. Nose: Red fruits, Plum, Black Cherry, Blackberry, Blueberry, Liquorice, Coffee, Vanilla. Palate: Smooth tannin, well balanced