Santi - Amarone Della Valpolicella Proemio 2012 Ml. 750
At least 24 months
The house of Santi was founded in 1843 by Attilio Carlo Santi, who started his production with the classics Soave, Valpolicella, Recioto, Amarone and Bardolino obtained from the grapes he harvested in his own vineyards in the heart of the very best zones.
Over the years, Santi has gradually transformed.
It launched the GIV quality system that runs through the entire production process, from the vineyard to vinification techniques to the wine-making philosophy to bottling.
Santi has three vinification cellars at Tenuta Pule, San Pietro Incariano and Tenuta Preella, a maturation cellar and a bottling plant equipped with state-of-the-art technology at Pedemonte.
Today, Santi is a byword for very prestigious wines created by skilled and experienced oenologists who combine tradition with an eye to the future.
The house of Santi was founded in 1843 by Attilio Carlo Santi, who started out producing classic Soave, Valpolicella, Recioto, Amarone and Bardolino obtained from grapes grown in the estate's own vineyards in the best zones.
Over the years, Santi has gradually transformed and has implemented a quality system that spans its entire production process, from vineyard to vinification to wine-making philosophy to bottling.
Santi has three vinification cellars at Pule, San Pietro and Preella, a maturation cellar where the wines are aged in oak, and a bottling plant at Pedemonte equipped with the latest technology.
It also has a team of three oenologists who work together to achieve a clear objective.
Created for the first time in 1995, this flagship wine of the Santi estate is produced only in the very best years and in limited quantities. The vineyards that produce the grapes are located in the best classic zones. The fruit is harvested by hand from the end of September and the healthiest, loosest bunches are placed in cases in the fruit room under controlled levels of humidity to partially dry for more than four months.
|Ageing and Fining||After the fermentation the wine is racked into wooden casks of different origin and size, and left to mature for 24 months and to rest in bottle for 12 months.|
|Ageing||At least 24 months|
|Color||A dark ruby colour with a very slight garnet edge|
|Aroma||An intense and very complex perfume with dominant notes of raisins, cherries and prunes with hints of vanilla, violets and cinnamon|
|Aroma||balsamic, Boisé, Vegetal, Floral, Fruity, Spicy, Burnt|
|Taste||And a full, generous and firm flavour with an elegant and very persistent aftertaste of jam and spices. This is a very refined Amarone with great balance and infinite elegance and, thanks to its structure and extracts it will|
|Serving temperature||16°-18° C.|
|Blend description||70% corvina, 30% rondinella.|
|Matching||Roast, Braised meat, Red meat, Roasted red meat, Red meat stew, Grilled meat, Kill, Game, Roasted white meat, White meat stew, Cured cheeses|
|Ideal with||Meat Red, Meat White, Cured cheeses|
|Classification||Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG|