AllegriniValpolicella 2020Product code: 8135
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This wine is ruby red in colour, with youthful highlights. On the nose, fragrant fruit with prominent notes of dark cherries and fresher hints of pepper and aromatic herbs, typical of Corvina and Corvinone, the historic varieties of this appellation. This Valpolicella is impressively lively and playful on the palate, whilst exhibiting delicacy and finesse at the same time.
About the Winery
If you are looking for an Italian wine brand that has centuries of history, culture and tradition attached to it, look no further than Allegrini Wines. The Allegrini Family’s history can be traced back to as early as the 16th century when the first generation of the family planted vines in the areas of Fumane and Valpolicella in Italy. Today, they are the most reputed and recognised wine families in the Italian countryside.
Currently, the family’s cultivation and harvest process are done on six sprawling vineyards spread across Italy. They are Palazzo Della Torre, La Grola, La Poja, Villa Cavarena, Fieramonte and Monte Dei Galli. The Palazzo Della Torre comprises of 26 hectares of fertile land and is famous for the Corvina, Sangiovese and Rondinella grape cultivations. Located at the foothills of Fumane, this vineyard contains limestone-rich soil that ensures that the fruits grown here are sugary and full-bodied.
The La Grola vineyard, located in the town of Sant’ Ambrogio contains 30 hectares of mineral-rich soil. Corvina and Syrah grape varietals are cultivated here in large numbers. The La Poja vineyard is very small as it covers an area of 2.65 hectares only. However, this is the place where the most prestigious and unique grape varietal of the Allegrini family, the Corvina Cru, is cultivated.
The Villa Cavarena is an estate whose history dates back to the early 18th century. It covers an area of about 20 hectares and is regarded as one of the most significant vineyards of Valpolicella.. In the same area of this vineyard, you will also find the 10-hectare vineyard of Fieramonte, where the same varietals of grape of grown as mentioned in the previous line. The Monte Dei Galli, located towards the southeast of Fumane and covers an area of about 10 hectares. Corvina Veronese, Corvinone, Rondinella and Oseleta grape varietals are grown in all these three vineyards.