Amarone Della Valpolicella, Benatti 2012
Typology: Amarone della Valpolicella D.O.C.G Riserva
Grape varieties: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara
Production Region: Cazzano di Tramigna in the provance of Verona
Alcohol: 15% vol
Total acidity: 16.2g
Vinification: The grapes are harvested some 20 days later thatn usual to allow for a greater concentration of the aromatic substances. After that , the clusters are put in small crates inside the so-called ''fruttaio'' a large room dedicated to the wilting of the grapes, where they wither until February. The process is monitored daily and it is done in a natural way , just by opening and closing the windows when necessary then the grapes are de-stemed, pressed and putt in temperature controlled tanks together with the must where they macerate for more than 20 days.
Filtration: partial, to allow for a more complete expression of the wine's sensory profile. any natural sediments in the wine are further proof of its genuineness.
AT THE TABLE:
Tasting notes: deep red vine with garnet nuances on the nose, intense scents of ripe fruit and jam. delicate floral notes pansy, tertiary notes tobacco,cacao, cinnamon. Very elegant on the palate thanks to the balance between structure and softness. Complex finish with clear notes of alcohol soaked fruit as cherries, blackberries, raspberries and intense balmy scents.
Food Pairings: it matches very well with tasty dishes, red meeat and Seasoned cheese, it goes very well withdark chocolate too. Furthermore Cerasum is also good as a meditative wine.