Amarone 3 cru - 2012

Price : 46.25$
Grape Varieties : Barbera, Corvinone, Corvina, Rondinella  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 13520785  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 16% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Fruity aromas of maraschino cherries, red and blue berries and dried plum. On the palate, fruity notes of ripe cherry, chocolate, blackberry, woody spices and a hint of herbs. Full-bodied and elegant at the same time. The tannins are well integrated. The finish is persistent and juicy.

Wine Pairing :

Beef skewers marinated in dijon mustard and balsamic vinegar. Rack of lamb with port, game. Ctock pot dishes such as beef strogonoff. Marinated meat, curry dishes, aged parmesan cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Corvinone (40%), Corvina (40%), Rondinella (10%), Barbera (10%)
  • Age of vines : 15-36 years
  • Yield of vines : 45 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : none
  • Harvest : manual - grapes dried on rack during 3 months
  • Fermentation : stainless steel during 30 days
  • Maturation : 12 months in French oak barrels (225 L, aged 1-6 years) then 24 months in French oak cask (2500 L, aged 1-6 years). With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : selected
  • Fining : Filtered. Fined with egg white
  • Cellar : 8 years
  • Decanting : 1 hour

See the Press Review


Vintage 2013

  • Falstaff Magazin 10/2018: 92 pts.
  • Decanter Asia Award: 92 pts.

VINTAGE 2012

  • VINOUS 2017: 89+ PTS.
  • DECANTER: PLATINUM AWARD 95 PTS.

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