Musella Amarone Della Valpolicella DOC 2009
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Ruby red color with purple rim. The bouquet offers a wide array of aromatic details that still need time to integrate. Notes of spice, black fruit, cola, ginger, licorice and sweet chewing tobacco are all recognizable. A pungent note of dried apple skin makes for a lively finish. Classic blend of Corvina 45%, Corvinone 40%, Rondinella 10%, Oseleta 5%. Complete destem aged for 28-40 months in 1/3 new Slovenian oak, and eight months in the bottle before release.
Corvina 45%, Corvinone 40%, Rondinella 10%, Oseleta 5%
Aged for at least two years in oak barrels of 700, 1500 and 2000 liters of various origins and composition and age, mostly from Allier forest. The wine remains at least 8 month in bottles before release.
The healthiest, ripest bunches of picked grapes undergo a unique drying process (Appassimento) that take place, on racks, in a well naturally ventilated loft.
Serving Temperature: 64 -68° F
Soil: Calcareous with red clay and tufo
Food Pairing Notes
Excellent with stewed meat, roast of red meats, seasoned cheeses; agreeable also as a meditation wine.