Amarone della Valpolicella 2011 "Firmus" DOCG Spada
Awards and honors
Amarone Classico DOC "Firmus" Sword of the Spada Cellar is a wine from the Veneto region. The clusters selected for its birth are: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara. To give life to this Amarone grapes are hand selected with great care and are left to dry for 3 months lost approximately 40% of their original weight. The fermentation is slow and takes place during the winter period from January to March. Following the Amarone ages for more than 24 months in French oak barrels and Slavonian oak, a period when the scent of grapes bind to the aromas of wood, contributing to the production of a wine with great structure and high aromatic complexity that distinguish a true Amarone.
Characteristics of the Amarone Firmus
It displays a garnet red colour with some orange shades due to the long ageing. Bouquet is surprisingly wide and fragrant, merging ginger flavour, mixed berries and licorice notes. It presents a complex, balanced and robust taste.
Recommended pairings while tasting this Amarone wine
It perfectly suits red meat courses aged cheeses.