Wine Speri, "Monte Sant'Urbano" Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG, 2012
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Wine rich ruby red color with garnet highlights.
Elegant, complex wine has a dry, strong, soft and balanced taste with silky tannins and a long finish.
Intense aroma filled vinf notes of raisins, chocolate, cherry, rhubarb and coffee.
Wine perfectly combined with hot and cold, stew, red meat, game, mature cheeses.
Red wine "Monte Sant'Urbano" Amarone della Valpolicella Classico is created from three types of grapes grown on the hills of Monte Sant'Urbano in the municipality of Fumane. The vineyard area of 19 hectares is located at an altitude of between 280 and 350 meters above sea level on clay-calcareous soils interspersed with rocks of volcanic origin, which helps retain moisture and prevents excessive dryness of the soil. The average age of the vines is 25 years. The grapes are harvested by hand from late September to mid-October, to select the best cluster of vinification. Podvyalivaniya berries process within 100 days held in special drying rooms ventilated with a constant temperature and humidity controlled. During the drying of grapes on average lose 42% of the weight. In January, the berries are crushed, are exempt from the crests and fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 16-18 ° C for 35 days with periodic delestazhem. In mid-February, the wine is removed from the sludge and aged about 24 months in 500 liter oak barrels Allier, and then for 12 months in small oak barrels.
Abbreviation DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) denotes the name of the wine with controlled and guaranteed origin. Wines belonging to this category, make up the majority of noble Italian wines. They meet the strict requirements in terms of area of origin and grape varieties, as well as standards of vinification and alcohol content. Before awarding the honorary title of wines all the wines tasted are strictly undergo laboratory analysis. Each bottle is assigned an official number which is certified special brand of pink to red wine and green - for white, which is glued to the neck of the bottle.
A family history of the region Speri Valpolicella originates 7 generations ago, in the first half of the XIX century, with only a few hectares of land. Today, the family owns Spur 60 hectares of vineyards in the Valpolicella Classico region and produces about 350,000 bottles of wine per year. For the production of wine grapes used only with its own vineyards, all stages of production, from the cultivation of grapes and ending with bottling, carried out in-house. Speri wine cellar is equipped with modern technology that improves the efficiency of the production of high quality wines.