Italy - Veneto
Guerrieri Rizzardi
Amarone 3 cru - 2012
 
SAQ distribution :   13520785
Price :   $44.75
Format :   750 mL
Alcohol level :   16%
btl/cs :   12
availability :   in stock
 

Varietal :  

Corvinone (40%), Corvina (40%), Rondinella (10%), Barbera (10%)
 

Specifications :  

Dry red wine
 

Winemaking :  

- Variety : Corvinone (40%), Corvina (40%), Rondinella (10%), Barbera (10%)
- Age of vines : 15-36 years
- Yield of vines : 45 hl/ha
- 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 1-6 years) then 24 months in french oak cask (2500 L, aged 1-6 years). With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
- Type of yeast : selected
- Fining : Filtered. Fined with egg white
- Cellar : 8 years
- Decanting : 1 hour
 

Tasting :  

Fruity aromas of maraschino cherries, red and blue berries and dried plum. On the palate, fruity notes of ripe cherry, chocolate, blackberry, woody spices and a hint of herbs. Full-bodied and elegant at the same time. The tannins are well integrated. The finish is persistent and juicy.
 

Food and wine pairing :  

Beef skewers marinated in dijon mustard and balsamic vinegar. Rack of lamb with port, game. Ctock pot dishes such as beef strogonoff. Marinated meat, curry dishes, aged parmesan cheese.
 
 
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