Villa Belvedere Amarone della Valpolicella 2008

Product code: 10LAM10B2008

The nose has a full and complex bouquet of preserve, raisins, and violets with spicy and balsamic touches. The palate is balanced, notes of dried grapes, plums and fruits of the forest supports an elegant, lingering aftertaste of toasted almonds.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Veneto
  • Vintage:2008
  • ABV:15%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Product guide note

Amarone is made in a slightly unusual way in that the grapes are traditionally harvested and then dried on straw mats before being made into wine. This concentrates their flavour and the result is a rich, complex, wine. It is full-bodied and the flavours are of plums, blackberries and raisins.

Production information

Producer: Villa Belvedere

A fantastic producer based in the Veneto hills just north of the city of Verona, Villa Belvedere produce wonderful fresh and exciting modern wines from this classic region.

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Production note

Towards the middle of October, before the normal vintage, the healthiest bunches (about 20% of the total of the grapes) are selected in the vineyard. These are picked by hand into 7kg wooden boxes and remain for about 100 days in dry and well ventilated places to dry naturally. In January, the dried grapes with very concentrated sugar are vinified by the red wine method. The yield in wine is less than 40%. The wine matures for 18 months in oak casks; at the same time part of the wine develops, f

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