Wine Roccolo Grassi, Amarone della Valpolicella DOC, 2011
- Grape varieties:
Vintages and volumes
Reviews of purchase Roccolo Grassi, Amarone della Valpolicella DOC, 2011
Wine of deep ruby red color.
Taste wine complex, comprehensive, balanced, with fruity tones of plum and cherry nuances of spices, herbs and tobacco, with a long aftertaste.
The wine has a harmonious flavor with hints of cherry and plum nuances of spice, tobacco and herbs.
Wine will be a great addition to complex meat dishes, venison, as well as seasoned noble cheeses.
Amarone della Valpolicella from Roccolo Grassi - a magnificent rich Amarone, which is made from slightly dried grapes harvested in the Veneto region in northeastern Italy. This wine perfectly reflects the modern style of Valpolicella. Technology podvyalivaniya grapes removes excess moisture from the berries, with a natural preserve and increase the sweetness and flavor.
Amarone name comes from the Italian word "Amaro", which means bitter. It was a bitter almond tone is very characteristic of this wine. Crop harvested in late September. Cold maceration lasts 6-7 days with daily remontazhem fermentation takes place at a temperature of 25-27 ° C and lasts for 21 days. Wine is aged for 26 months in 225 liter French oak barrels and 24 months - in bottles. The wine has a potential for long-term storage and will disclose excellent fragrant notes for 10-20 years.
Founded in 1996, the farm Roccolo Grassi is named after the most important vineyards of the estate. Controls the economy Bruno Sartori, his daughter Francesca and son Marco, who has been studying hard art of winemaking. In addition to the prestigious vineyards in the Valpolicella area, the farm also owns land in the eastern part of the region Soave DOC. This allows you to expand the range and produce both red and white wines. The total vineyard area totals about 32 acres, 22 of which are used for the cultivation of red grapes, while the remaining 10 are ideal for white. All traditional varieties of the region can be found in the vineyards. Most of the vines is between the ages of 10-30 years.
Winery "Rokolo Grassi" is known for its beautiful Amarone, Valpolicella and Soave. The farm produce these wines combine old traditions with modern winemaking. In the production of wines innovations are widely used during the entire process of wine-making, in particular focusing on fermentation. Wine is kept in carefully selected large French barrels, are also sometimes used barrels of Slavonian oak.
"... Wine Roccolo Grassi - it is one of the most prominent representatives of the Veneto region. The owner Marco Sartori economy has surpassed all expectations. A true connoisseur of wine should do everything possible to get to his collection this drink. Elegance and power - the constant corporate identity of these wines ..." - Antonio Galloni, "Wine Advocate".