Allegrini - Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2008Italian Red Wine
Deep ruby in colour, with a warm and spicy bouquet of dried cherries, dense fruit cake and raisins.
Well-structured, complex, elegant and velvety on the palate with plenty of fine fruit character and toasty oak.
Intense and powerful finish.
The Allegrini family's southeast facing vineyards are located in the Valpolicella Classico hills at 180-280m above sea level. The soils are varied, but mostly chalky, stony and well-drained. The older vines are 30 years old on average, pergola trentina trained, with about 3,000 vines per hectare. Newer vines are single Guyot trained with about 5,000 vines per hectare.
80% Corvina Veronese, 15% Rondinella and 5% Oseleta.