Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva 2013 Sergio Zenato DOCG
We present the Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva by Sergio Zenato! A unique wine that opens to sensations of chocolate, tobacco and plum with its characteristic intense ruby red color and the balsamic finish enriched by vigorous tannins but absolutely well balanced . It is powerful and soft at the same time and gives its best served at a temperature of 16-18 ° C. It can be drunk immediately but is well prepared for long aging of several years.
It is a wine of great value that is produced only in certain vintages, the best ones. The grapes are carefully selected and belong to the oldest vineyards cultivated by S. Ambrogio di Corvina, Rondinella, Oseleta and Croatina . The grapes are prepared for a drying process that generally lasts from 3 to 4 months and only in January is pressed. Following a fermentation process that lasts up to 20 days on the skins and the long refinement of 4 years in the oak barrels . The last phase of aging takes place in the bottle before being sold, in which the wine rests for at least 1 whole year.
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HISTORY AND COMPANY
The Zenato winery is a reality of primary importance in the area of Lake Garda and Valpolicella: 70 hectares located in the most suitable wine areas of Veneto allow Zenato to produce truly unique quality bottles. This splendid reality was born in 1960 from the passion and initiative of Sergio Zenato and today it is managed, with a strong sense of family continuity and territorial belonging, by the sons Alberto and Nadio, helped by their mother Carla. The mission of the Zenato winery has always coincided with the production of high quality wines, to be pursued by exploiting the native vines, respecting the traditions and using modern viticulture techniques. The properties of the winery, as well as the production, is equally divided between the ancient morainic land of Lugana and Valpolicella, where the Zenato family became part of the "Families of Amarone d'Arte" association. The winery, located in Peschiera del Garda, is populated by over a thousand barriques and by dozens of large oak barrels. The success and esteem enjoyed by the name of Zenato in Italy and the world confirms that the family has always moved in the right direction, betting on territoriality and on a modern and elegant style. Today Zenato can count on a very wide range of wines, among which the Amarone Classico and the Amarone Riserva "Sergio Zenato", a wine that is a majestic and splendid monument to the founder. The road to quality has borne fruit and the name Zenato is, with absolute merit, part of the elite of Italian producers.