BertaniAmarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC 2013Product code: 17167
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Bertani Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC is a rich, full-bodied red wine made from a blend of Corvina, Rondinella, and Molinara grapes grown in the Valpolicella Classico region of Italy. The grapes are handpicked and left to dry for several months, which concentrates their flavors and sugars. The wine is then aged in oak barrels for at least two years, creating a complex and nuanced flavor profile that includes notes of dried fruits, spices, and chocolate. The finish is long and smooth, with a strong backbone of tannins that make this wine an excellent choice for pairing with hearty meat dishes or aged cheeses. The Bertani Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC is an outstanding example of the rich and flavorful Amarone style of wine that has made the Valpolicella region famous.
An intense red colour, with garnet nuances. Typical and marked notes of plum, cherry and morello cherry on the nose, followed by a wide variety of tones: nuts, tea leaves, liquorice and spices. On the palate, overtones of red berry fruit, softened by velvety notes of vanilla, in perfect balance with the acidity and tannic notes.
About the Winery
It was in the year 1857 that brothers Giovan Battista and Gaetano Bertani established the Bertani Winery in the small Italian region of Quinto di Valpantena, close to Verona. Gaetano, having learnt from the best French wine masters, wanted to implement the same techniques in his own style in Italy.
The combination of traditional and modern but sustainable viticultural practices implemented in the Bertani Winery made the Academy of Agriculture and Commerce of Verona introduce this as the model farm for other vineyards and farms in the region. The next few years were spent in expanding the business and owning more land to start authentic winemaking processes from scratch.
Today, the Bertani Winery covers over 200 hectares of vineyards located across the wine-rich areas of Verona. The grapes produced here are processed in a couple of wineries. The first one is located in Grezzana, where the vinification, bottling and shipment activities take place. The second one is the Tenuta Novare Winery in Arbizzano di Negrar, right in the centre of the Valpolicella Classica region. This is where the flagship red wines of the Bertani brand, Amarone and Valpolicella Classico Superiore, are processed.
Verona is one of the best wine areas in Italy. The climate and soil quality here is perfect for growing a variety of intense grapes. It is also one of the major reasons why Verona has the largest DOC wines in Italy. Some of the important wine-rich areas where Bertani wines are created are Valpolicella, Soave and Lago di Garda.
Valpolicella – There are two areas of vineyards here; Valpolicella Classic and Valpolicella Valpantena. Some of Bertani’s best red wines are created here.
Soave – Thanks to mild climatic conditions and the rich mineral content of the soil, this place is ideal for growing Garganega varietal.
Lago di Garda – The Mediterranean climate of this place favours the growth of fresh, light & traditional white varietals.