Amarone della Valpolicella Monte Sant’Urbano from top producer Speri in Pedemonte in the core of the Valpolicella Classico region. Made from grapes grown high up onthe Sant’ Urbano mountain. The top wine from this old family winery. A potent organic amarone red wine of top quality with a rare elegance and complex structure. Perfect for important gastronomic occasions and ideal for ageing.
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|Producer||Azienda Vinicola Speri|
|Classification||Amarone della Valpolicella Classico D.O.C.G.|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||Corvina veronese and Corvinone 70%, Rondinella 25%, Molinara 5%.|
|Maturation||24 months in French oak tonneaux and 18 months in medium-to-large Slavonian oak casks. Maturation in bottle for 12 months.|
|Pairs with||Excellent with richly flavored main courses based on red meat, such as braised meats and game,and perfect with mature cheeses. It can also be enjoyed on its own at the end of a fine dinner. Serve at 18-20 C.|
The Monte Sant’Urbano vineyard is located in the municipality of Fumane, situated on a hill at an altitude of 280 - 350 meters. Harvest is by manual selection of the best bunches from late September to mid-October and drying of the grapes for 100 days in fruit-drying rooms with ideal conditions in terms of temperature, humidity and ventilation with a weight loss of 42% and a considerable increase in the sugar concentration.
Maceration in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for a period of 35 days and completion of the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in oak barrels. Ageing in french oak casks for 24 months and in smaller oak barrels for 12 months. Refinement in the bottle.
Colour: Strong garnet red
Bouquet: Ethereal bouquet of dried fruit.
Taste: Full-bodied, warm, dry, all-encompassing to the palate.
Longevity 10-15 years