Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG “La Parte” • Piccoli

The color is a ruby red with shades of orange. while the nose reveals notes of ripe fruit such as black cherry, raspberry, dried fig, chocolate, and plum, with hints of mint and eucalyptus. Full-bodied and well-structured, the palate has fruity notes of red berries combined with licorice and tobacco. These concentrated flavors and ripe are balanced with medium and elegant tannins. Dense and complex, it has an ever-persistent after taste.

Hand harvested grapes from the Monte La Parte Cru of our estate. The soil is calcareous, tuffeau. A rigorous selection identify the best bunches and are stored in fruttaio (Dryining room). The drying process, all natural without the use of air conditioning system, lasts longer than 3 months with a weight loss of up to 35%. After a cold maceration of 15 days, the slow fermentation lasting at least a month takes place in stainless steel thanks with controlled temperatures never exceeding 20°C. The soft remontage and delestage technique allows the maximum extraction of polyphenolic compounds. The wine is refined in 30 hl French oak barrels for at least 5 years. After this, the wine is transferred to stainless steel tanks for an extra few month before bottling. Spend and extra year in bottle before being released.

Additional information

Brand

Piccoli Wines

Region

Valpolicella