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ORIGIN: Hillside vineyard in the historical Valpolicella Classica zone. GRAPES: Corvina Veronese 50% - Corvinone 15% ...Read more...
Food Pairings for Tommasi Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico
Maintaining the requisite quality from a family that has been in the business since 1902 is no simple endeavor, but the Tommasi family has proven itself up to the task. Their 2001 Amarone - produced from the usual suspects of Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Molinara - is a rendition of this unequaled wine that inveigles the senses. There is a great refinement of warmth and ripeness on the nose that lingers in the palate. The mouth proffers an array of seamlessly mingled flavors of dried cherry/cranberry with depths of spiced truffle, roasted plum and cocoa/fruitcake nuances. It is a wine that is at once intense, yet, finessed with layers of grip and balanced acidity.
ORIGIN: Hillside vineyard in the historical Valpolicella Classica zone. GRAPES: Corvina Veronese 50% - Corvinone 15% Rondinella 30% - Molinara 5% ALCOHOL CONTENT: 15 % by vol. VINIFICATION: The grapes are dried for 5 months prior to pressing MATURATION: 3 years in Sloavian Oak barrels of 35 hectoliters COLOR: Intense ruby red FRAGRANCE: Warm, ripe on the nose, intense and of great refinement. TASTE: Complex, smooth, full bodied, lots of cherry notes and plum. RECOMMENDED WITH: Red meat, game, mature cheeses. Excellent after-dinner wine SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18°-20° C.
Dietary Information: Organic
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