Amarone della Valpolicella 2011 RISERVA DOC "Pegrandi" Vaona Odino
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Amarone RISERVA DOC "Pegrandi" Azienda Agricola Vaona Odino is a red wine from the Veneto region. The grapes selected for its birth are: 30% Corvina Gentile, 40% Corvinone, 25% Rondinella, and 5% Raboso Veronese. The grapes come from vineyards owned by the family Vaona, all vineyards with an average age of 40 years. The grapes are picked, selected and placed in special bamboo racks where the withering is done strictly with the traditional method, this process has a duration of 4 months. The maceration lasts about 15-18 days, after fermentation begins that lasts 35 days. It is aged in oak barrels from 12hl and has a duration of 36 months. Once bottled, the wine continues its aging for another 8 months.
Characteristics of Amarone della Valpolicella Riserva
The wine has red garnet impenetrable. The scent is astonishing for its intensity, with notes of prunes and prunes and cherries in alcohol. The palate expresses firm tannins and elegant and is very balanced.
Recommended pairings while tasting this Amarone Riserva wine
Particularly suitable to accompany meat dishes and aged cheeses. Serve in large glasses of crystal at a temperature of 18 - 20° C; enhances their quality if decanted two hours before being drunk.