Allegrini, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico
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Amarone is the result of Allegrini’s skill in creating a modern wine with a strong connection to tradition. Sourced from Classico area hillside vineyards, grapes are dried for a rich, powerful wine with characteristic dried cherry aromas and a tremendous structure.
- Grape Varieties: 45% Corvina , 45% Corvinone, 5% Oseleta, 5% Rondinella
- Region: Valpolicella Classico, Veneto
- Closure: Natural Cork
- Bottle Size: 75cl
What is not to like? The higher alcohol content is disguised by utterly wonderful flavours and aromas that are consistent with the Amarone style, we always have a case on hand at home!
Tasting Notes and Technical Details
A classic of the appellation with both tradition and a sense of place. With intense aromas of ripe, dark fruit and spice, it has an imposing structure and depth, superb balance with refined tannins and a long, spiced finish.
- Feature(s): Vegetarian;Vegan
- Alcohol (ABV): 16 %
- Acidity: 6.15 g/l
- Residual sugar: 3.30 g/l
- pH: 3.46
The Allegrini family's south-east facing vineyards are located in the Valpolicella Classico hills at 180-280 metres above sea level. The varied soils are mostly chalk and clay, mainly of volcanic origin, which are well-draining. The older vines are 37 years old on average, pergola trentina-trained, with about 3,000 vines per hectare. Newer vines are single Guyot trained with about 5,000 vines per hectare.