Amarone Classico Riserva DOP 2009 “La Mattonara” In Cassa Legno Zyme
|3 Bicchieri gambero rosso|
|Denomination||Amarone Classico della Valpolicella Riserva Dop|
|Grapes||Corvina 40%, Corvinone 30%, Rondinella 15%, Oseleta 10%, Croatina 5%|
|Code ICQRF||VR 4531|
|Winery headquarter||Zyme - San Pietro in Cariano (VR), Località Mattonara - Via Cà del Pipa, 1|
|Bottle size||Standard bottle|
|Combination||Hard cheese, wild game, Meat stewed, Meat and game stew, Pasta with meat sauce, Grilled meat, Polenta taragna, Cold cuts and salami|
|Style||Full-bodied and intense|
This bottle is sold in a silk-screen printed Wooden Box.
The Amarone della Valpolicella RISERVA DOC “La Mattonara” is a Venetian wine produced by the well-known Zymé cellar. The grapes used are 40% Corvina, 30% Corvinone, 15% Rondinella, 10% Oseleta and 5% Croatina. This wine is produced only when the grapes are high quality. The grapes are picked, selected and laid on bamboo trellis where takes place the traditional withering of the grapes that lasts 4 months. The maceration lasts about 15-18 days and it follows the fermentation for 35 days. The refinement takes place in wood barrels for 9 years. Once bottled, the wine made its last refinement period of 12 months.
The characteristics of the Amarone Riserva “La Mattonara”
It has a bright red color. It has an intense scent with cinnamon, whisky, tobacco, grass and moss aromas. It has intense tannins, it is elegant and balanced.
Suggested matches while tasting this red wine
It is perfect with aged cheeses and game, red meat in humid and also as meditation wine. It has to be served at 18-20°C. It is preferable open it 2 hours before drinking it.