San Rustico Amarone Classico DOCG 2015
Alcohol 15,5 % 6 Bottles


Grapes Corvina/Corvinone 68%, Rondinella 27% and Molinara 5%.
Vineyards Our owned hilly vineyards of Marano and Fumane area (Valpolicella Classica). The soil is compact and red on Eocene limestone rich in calcium and iron. Terraced lands with dry stone walls (called “marogne”).
Harvest Beginning of October by selective hand-harvesting. The grapes are directly laid down either on racks or mats, then kept drying for about 3 months with an average loss of 30% approx.
Vinification Traditional soft pressing in January, fermentation and long maceration on the skins with controlled temperature.

Characteristics Deep garnet red colour. Etheral, lightly spicy with sensation of almond, cherries and dry plumes. Warm, full-bodied and velvety after-taste.
Maturation 70% of refining in Slavonia and Allier oak casks for 30 months and 30% in medium toasted barriques for 24 months, plus 12 months in bottles.
Food suggestions Traditionally combined with game or venison, grilled or braised meat, very old cheeses. To uncork one hour before serving, in large glass, to the temperature at 18-20° C.
Vintage Full-body wine to be refining for long time in bottle.