Monteci Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Costa delle Corone 2009 Italian Red Wine 750 mL

$71.99

The land, man and technology are the three foundations that continue to underlie the work and commitment of the Righetti family. Vine growers and wine makers for three generations, they have tied their destiny to the rich and fertile land of Valpolicella. An area of ancient origins, its name is derived from the latin ‘poli’ and ‘cella’, meaning ‘land of many wine cellars’….

Wine Enthusiast 91 points – Resin, cake spice, crushed blue flower and baked plum aromas lead the way. The powerfully structured palate delivers chewing tobacco, raisin, dried black cherry and licorice framed in robust well-knit tannins..Kerin O’Keefe, December/2016

Description

GRAPE VARIETIES
Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara

VINIFICATION PROCESS
Drying of the grapes for about four months; fermentation partly in steel and partly in oak vats.

BOTTLING
About 60 months after fermentation, than in bottle for 5 years.

Tasting Notes

Colour: clear, ruby red, with garnet reflections.
Aroma: intense aroma, perfume of spices, cherry jam, red berries.
Taste: intense and extremely persistent, velvety, full-bodied.

SERVING SUGGESTION
Excellent with braised meats, rich stews and roasted and grilled meats including game , seasoned or spicy cheese, risotto with Amarone. It remains, however, a great wine for meditation.

Additional information

Weight 48 oz
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 17 in
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