Origen: D.O.Ca. Rioja
Subregion: Rioja Alta
Alcohol: 15,50 %
Vineyards: Organic +120 years
Vineyard location: Gimileo
Vineyard training: Bush
Soil composition: Sandy
Vineyard altitude: 425
Green harvest: No
Harvest date: October 5th
Type of harvest: Manual in 12 kg crates
Grapes pressing: No
Prefermentative maceration: No
Fermentation: Spontaneous and controlled, malolactic in barrels
Racking: Every 6 months by gravity
Type of oak: Medium + toasted
This unique DOC RIOJA wine is made according to the ancient Italian winemaking process Amarone. Grapes from extremely old vines were harvested early October and dried for two months over straw beds to dehydrate and concentrate the sugar. Fermentation starts in January lasting for almost two months.
Visual: Deep and dense intense black color which stains the sides of the glass.
Aromas: bold aromas of cherry liqueur, black fig, carob, cinnamon and plum sauce along with subtle notes of green peppercorn and chocolate.
Taste: Medium acidity balanced with high alcohol and flavors of black cherry, fig, kirsch, brown sugar and chocolate.
Ideal with roasts, game, braised meats and mature cheeses (manchego, mature parmegiano reggiano,…) and charcuterie. Risotto all’amarone, Beef braised in amarone, Duck cooked in balsamic vinegar, Robust pasta dishes are
some of our suggestions.