2007 Marchesi Fumanelli Amarone della Valpolicella Octavius Riserva

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Grape Varieties: Corvina Veronese and Corvinone, Rondinella, Oseleta.



Grapes from the Squarano estate situated on a hill with 150 m altitude and with an optimal south east sun expostion. The average age of the vines is 40 years and they grow with the tradional Pergola system. WINEMAKER NOTES Intense ruby red with slightly brick coloured reflexes, typical nose of cherries under spirit and sweet notes of vanilla, spiced with nutmeg and cocoa. Full bodied and warm on the palate, soft yet powerful and incredibly long lasting. Gastronomic Suggestons: Main courses in particular roasted or grilled red meat and game but also ideal with mature cheeses and at the end of a good meal. HARVEST NOTES The grapes are carefully hand selected and then placed in wooden plateaux and left to rest for 120 days with drying and the concentration of all the elements. The grapes are being dried for 120 days, in February are vinified according to the traditional system with grapes made into red wine. 30 days of maceration and daily pumping over follows. The wine making takes place with the greatest respect for the grapes using a combination of traditional and innovative techniques. TECHNICAL INFORMATION Ageing: 48 months in French oak casks and 8-12 monts in the bottle Alcohol: 16% by volume


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