Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG "ANTONIO CASTAGNEDI"

Production area: Municipality of Mezzane di Sotto - Monti Garbi District (Verona).

Type of soil: Sandy, silty with a lot of white skeletal limestone.

Vineyard altitude: 300 m a.s.l.

Grapes: Corvina and Corvinone 70% - Rondinella 20% - Croatina 5% - Oseleta 5%.

Ages of vines: 20-25 years.

Training system: Guyot and Pergola.

Vine density: 4.000 - 8.000 vines per ha.

Vinification: In steel at a controlled temperature.

Harvest: double hand selection in trays.

Pressing: soft with pneumopress in December.

Raisining: 3 months.

Fermentation: at a controlled temperature with selected yeasts for 25 days in steel.

Malolactic fermentation: natural in 500 litre barrels.

Bâtonnage: once a week for the first year.

Ageing: 2 years in new 500 litre casks of French oak.

Organoleptic examination: colour ruby red with purple reflections. Aroma ripe red fruit, spicy aromas of liquorice, black pepper and hints of chocolate. Flavour well balanced, with fat tannins, soft, warm, savoury, elegant, fine and fresh.

Pairing: savoury first courses, seasoned with truffle, hare and game, red meats, grilled, roast or boiled, mature cheeses.

Serving temperature: 16 °C - 17 °C.

Ageing potential: 15 years.


Data sheet

Tenuta Sant'Antonio
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
15% vol.
Corvina e Corvinone 70%, Rondinella 20%, Croatina 5%, Oseleta 5%
Wine Advocate Robert Parker Voto 93/100 - Zosimo Wine Selection 94/100 - Vini Buoni D'Italia 3 stelle - I Migliori Vini Italiani 93/100

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