Wine Zenato, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC, 2011
Deep red wine. Over time, manifested garnet reflections.
The taste of wine is rounded, soft, enveloping, with a velvety texture, balanced acidity and a long finish.
The wine has an elegant, seductive aroma with notes of cherries, plums and dried fruit, complemented by spicy nuances.
The wine goes well with grilled meats, game, stews, barbecue ribs, lamb with roasted potatoes, savory Thai or Indian cuisine, steak with a rich sauce and mature cheeses.
Amarone della Valpolicella Classico - a magnificent liqueur red Italian wine from the famous winery Dzenato. It is made of four grape varieties: Corvina and Rondinella traditional and two ancient, resurgent in the region - and Kroatina Oseleta. Corwin is valued not only for its intense aroma with hints of maraschino cherries, but his ability to restore strength after drying process. Used in small quantities as well Rondinella shows itself after drying, contributes to the dark and seductive floral fragrance. Oseleta provides wine tannic structure and minerality, while Kroatina adds some fruit "youth" taste.
The grapes for Amarone della create Valpolichela Classico grows in the municipality of San Ambrogio, in the western part of the Valpolicella. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 250-300 meters above sea level. Exposition landing - southeast. In soils dominated by clay, chalk and slate. The average age of the vines is 24 years, the system of registration - Guyot. Vintage going strictly by hand, in the second half of October. To select the best wine production clusters that podvyalivayut on special bamboo mat in a well ventilated area for 3-4 months. After maceration should be soft pressing and fermentation in the skin for 15-20 days at a temperature of 23-25 ° C. The wine is aged for 36 months in oak barrels.
Winery Dzenato emerged in 1960. Since then, Sergio Dzenato is undisputed owner of the winery and try the most effective use of every piece of land. All the vineyards are located in the commune of the economy of San Ambrogio, on the western hill of Valpolicella, and Zenato winery located in the small Italian town of San Benedetto is situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Garda, near Verona. These lands hold the memories of the ancient Romans and the magnificent wines that are produced here in that time. Vineyards Dzenato located next to the old name of the great Catullus.
The most famous and recognized wine farms are considered Lugana Riserva and Amarone. Reaching perfection in their production, the owners have focused on the production of excellent Soave and Chardonnay.