Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico
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117 Ratings
Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico

Wine Details

Vineyard

Allegrini

Varietal

Corvina

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2009 Vintage) GRAPE VARIETES: 75% Corvina Veronese, 20% Rondinella, 5% Molinara

THE VINEYARD: The hills of the Valpolicella Classico region. South east exposure. Varied soil, but mostly cretaceous, calcareous, stony and well drained.

VITICULTURE: Pergola Trentina training with about 3,000 vines per hectare. Average age of productive vines: 27 years.

YIELD: 33 Hl/Ha

HARVEST: Manual harvest carried out during the second fortnight in September

PROCESSES: Natural drying of grapes in the loft with the loss of 42% of the original weight (for about 100 days).

VINIFICATION: De-stalking and crushing of the grapes. Fermentation temperature: 12°-24°C . Maceration time: 27 days . Daily periodic pumping over. Matured in wood for 19 months. Blended together for 6 months. Matured in bottle for 14 months.

Vineyard

Allegrini

Varietal

Corvina

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Expert Reviews
  • Decanter
    Rating: 5/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Hot on the nose. Seductive, silky black juicy fruit; savoury black cherry and tobacco, with spice on the palate. Closed at the moment. Drink 5+ years.