Wine Pra, Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG, 2013
Reviews of purchase Pra, Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG, 2013
The wine is dark ruby, almost black.
Fresh wine with intense flavor, which reveals the tone of ripe cherries, dark chocolate, black pepper and other spices, with soft rounded tannins.
In the rich aroma of wine combines shades of smoke, forest berries, dark chocolate and light mint notes.
The wine is recommended to serve well-done meat, especially under the spices and herbs, ripe cheese and dark chocolate.
The grapes for fine wine Amarone della Valpolicella is grown in areas in areas Mezzane and Tregnano with southeastern exposure at an altitude of 450 meters above sea level. The soils here - glacial, planting density - 7,000 vines per hectare. Grape harvest takes place in mid-October. The berries are left to dry on a special tray for two months. Thereafter separated stems and gently pressed berries carried maceration and fermentation and then for 15 days in the vertical tanks. Then, two-thirds of the resulting wort is subjected delestazhu and malolactic fermentation, and the rest - aging in oak barriques. After blending the wine is kept for three years in oak barriques.
The farm Pra located in Monteforte d'Alpone, at the foot of the picturesque hill Froska owns 20 hectares of vineyards and has a considerable reputation. Pra glorified not only for its wines, but also the invention of one of the brothers Pra new system tying grapes "Pergoletta". This system has been legally incorporated into the rules of wine production category Soave DOCG, as an alternative to the old system. Although the winery Pra there a long time, until 1983 Pra wines were known only in the region. In 1983 he appeared on the market the first brand management - Soave Classico, which immediately gained popularity. Brothers Pra - qualified enologist, trained at the School of Wine in Conegliano - put a lot of effort for economic development: expanding territory, modernize the process of growing grapes and making wine, apply environmental phyto-sanitary measures for the care of vines.