Bolla Le Origini 2010 Amarone della Valpolicella Riserva

  • Varietal 75% , 25%
  • Vintages
  • Tech Info
    • Alcohol 16.7 %
    • Acidity 6.3 g/l
  • Region Veneto
  • Vineyards Grown in the original production zone of Valpolicella Classico in the Veneto, Italy. Limestone, marl, some tuffaceous soil.
  • Winemaking Grapes are hand-harvested and dried on racks for four months. The raisined grapes are then pressed, followed by a cool (5° C) pre-fermentation maceration of seven days. The grapes then undergo a slow fermentation for 25 days and are once again macerated for five days at 24° C. The juice is aged for 12 months in 100% French oak barrels and then 36 months in 100% Slovenian oak casks. The wine rests nine months in bottle before being released.
  • Tasting Notes Color: Deep garnet with a violet hue. Bouquet: Aromas of wild cherries, black fruit, vanilla and licorice with hints of cedar. Taste: Full-bodied and velvety, with ripe tannins and notes of plums, cocoa and spices.
  • Food Pairing This Riserva is perfect pairing with roasts, steaks, chops and aged cheeses.
  • Additional Notes
    pair this wine with the following recipes by chef nick stellino:
    Veal Alla Norma