Dry red wine;
Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Croatina;
Tenute Massimago (Mezzane di Sotto) – Marly/clay soil;
Grapes are selected by hand and undergo a prolonged skin maceration in steel vats. Vinification takes place in steel vats. After several months Amarone dried grapes are added to wine.
A second fermentation takes place and alcohol content rises as structure and complexity of the wine.
Malolactic fermentation takes place in the vats. Ageing takes place in French oak barrels for 12 months.
Alcohol: 14,50% vol
Sugar: 2,4 G/L
Bright red ruby color with intense notes of fresh cherry, red cherry and red berries. Hints of balsamic, aromatic herbs (thyme, mint). Smooth palate flavours of red cherries, plum and cloves. Balanced savoury and sweet notes. Soft tannins.
White meat, poultry, roasted chicken. Aged cheeses.
International cuisine suggestion: American BBQ. Spicy asian cuisine. Cured hams, roasted ham, and sausages (Frankfurter, bratwurst).
Franco Chiani’s “Italian Facebook”. From an idea of Camilla Rossi- Chauvenet and Franco Chiani.