"Monte La Parte" Amarone D.O.C.G della Valpolicella 2012


Amarone DOCG della Valpolicella "Monte la Parte" Piccoli

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

Production: 6.000 bottles
Type: Dry Red
Grape varieties: Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Oseleta, Molinara and Croatina, only own grapes, hand selected from Cru Monte La Parte.
Soil type: calcareous, tuffeau
Service temperature: 18-20°C

Vinification: A rigorous selection identify the best bunches and are stored in fruttaio (Dryining room). The drying process, all natural without the use of air conditioning system, lasts longer than 3 months with a weight loss of up to 35%. After a cold maceration of 15 days, the slow fermentation lasting at least a month takes place in stainless steel thanks with controlled temperatures never exceeding 20°C. The soft remontage and delestage tecnique allows the maximum extracion of polyphenolic compounds. Aging| The wine is refined in 30 hl French oak barrels for at least 5 years. After this, the wine is transferred to stainless steel tanks for an extra few month before bottling. Spend and extra year in bottle before being released.

Food pairings: Wine of great structure, it will be a good combination with red meat and game dishes. Excellent with Salame or matured or semi-matured cheeses.

Wine tasting
Colour: Red ruby colour with shades of orange.
Bouquet: Nose reveals notes of ripe fruit such as black cherry, raspberry and plum with hints of mint and eucalyptus.
Palate: Full bodied, well structured with elegant tannins, fruity notes of red berries combined with liquorice and tobacco. Dense, complex and an ever persistent after taste.

Analytical data:
Alcohol:15.5% vol., Residual sugar:4.0 g/l, Total acidity:6.35 g/l, pH:3.48, Dry extract:36.0 g/l.

Piccoli: Nature and excite

At the Origin of the Quality Piccoli Company, was founded as a meeting point between art and nature, with the filosofy of telling the hilly territory it belongs to, as an interpretation and expression of Valpolicella. The love and respect of viticulture and the great passion for nature invest Piccoli family since the early two thousand, and take them to the production of hight quality grapes. The soul of the territory and the constant commitment of the property allowed later the birth of the La Parte Winery, set in the rock outcrop, and proposed as exclusive place to enjoy the most intense emotions of Valpolicella. The Winery offers tasting fascinating tour, with a barrel room immersed in the soft athmosphere in the noble aromas of wood and a hall dedicated to wine tasting.

Vendor: Piccoli