Italy - Veneto
Guerrieri Rizzardi
Amarone Villa Rizzardi - 2010
 
SAQ distribution :   13186570
Price :   $62.00
Format :   750 mL
Alcohol level :   15.5%
btl/cs :   12
availability :   in stock
 

Varietal :  

Corvina-Corvinone, Rondinella, Barbera
 

Specifications :  

Dry red wine
 

Winemaking :  

- Variety : Corvina (44) Corvinone (30%), Rondinella (14%), Barbera (10%)
- Age of vines : 30 years
- Yield of vines :
- Irrigation : none
- Harvest : manual - grapes dried on rack during 3 months
- Fermentation : stainless steel during 30 days
- Maturation : 12 months in french oak barrels (225 L, aged 1-2 years) then 24 months in french oak barrels (250 L, aged 1-2 years). With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
- Type of yeast : selected
- Fining : Filtered. Fined with egg white
- Cellar : 8 years
- Decanting : 1 hour
 

Tasting :  

Fragrant nose of dark-berried fruit and the sweet spice of oak in the background. Full bodied but not heavy with good supporting tannin and smooth feel. Finishing on ripe blackberry/cherry fruit.
 

Food and wine pairing :  

Veal in sauce. Marinated brochettes. Pot meat. Game and mature cheese.
 

Press review :  

Vintage 2010
  • Gambero Rosso: 2 bicchieri rouge
  • Bibenda: 4/5 grappes
  • Vini di Veronelli: 91
 
 
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