Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG Classico Riserva "TB"

Grape varieties: 45% Corvina – 30% Corvinone – 25% Rondinella

Production area: Hills near Negrar di Valpolicella

Altitude: varies from 280 to 450 mt. a.s.l.

Vineyards exposition: South-East and South-West

Age of the vines: from 35 to 70 years

Training systems: Pergola Veronese (3300 vines per Hectare)

Winemaking process: the grapes to produce Amarone Classico Riserva are selected in the middle of September.

They’rebrought in the Fruttaio and left in wooden plateaux where the yare left to dry naturally for 4 months.

In January the grapes are carefully selected, pressed, and put in truncated cone steel vats where, afterabout 15 days, fermentation starts with indigenous yeasts.

In the following 50 days several pumping-overs and delestage for the skins submersion are performed.

The wine is then racked off and moved in a steel tank where its gross lees is decanted off.

After about 20 days it is racked off again and moved to wooden barrels where fermentation and aging are completed.


66 months of aging

48 months in 5Hl new tonneaux

18 months in 25Hl barrel

Bottling: the Amarone Classico Riserva is bottled after 8 years of aging and it stays 2 years in bottle before being sold.

Serving temperature: from 18 to 20°C – from 64,5 to 68°F


Data sheet

Azienda Agricola Tommaso Bussola
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
17% vol.
45% Corvina, 30% Corvinone, 25% Rondinella
Veronelli Tre Stelle Oro 97/100 - Bibenda Cinque Grappoli - AIS Quattro Viti - Wine Spectator 93/100

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