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Primary Notes: Plum Licorice
Origin & Awards
Origin: Veneto, Italy
Maker: Giusti Wine
Grape: Corvina Blend
Awards: >90 pts
Serving Temperature: best enjoyed between 18 - 20 degrees
Asian Food Pairing: Oxtail soup, Kebab, mutton biryani
Western Food Pairing: Steak, beef stew, boston butt
Giusti Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico DOCG 2017
Luxurious and opulent, it is one of the quintessential wines of Veneto and Italy.
The Giusti Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico DOCG has an intense ruby red with garnet lot. The bouquet has an intense notes of dried fruit with hints of plum and cherry with evident notes of licorice and pepper. It has a full body that is round and warm, with soft tannins which brings out the elegance of the wine.
The varieties are Corvina Veronese and Corinone to 80% and 20% Rondinella. The training system used is the Veronese Pergola. There are about 4000 plants per hectare growing on Calcareous soil which is rich in texture and well-drained.
The grapes are manually selected from the best bunches in early October. They are placed to dry in small crates (4-5kg) for a period of 3-4 months. In these 3-4 months, there is a grape weight loss of about 40-45%. The winemaking process then takes place in January.
The fermentation-maceration takes place for about 30-40 days to stainless steel tanks. This is followed by aging in oak barrels of 500 liters for a period of 24-28 months. The wines are then bottled for 12 months before being put on the market.
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AWARDS & ACCOLADES
Slightly reticent on the nose, but the full fruit character comes out as soon as you sip it. Lots of currants, raisins and mild spices and already quite well integrated tannins and a long fish with persistent dried, spicy fruit finish. Drink or hold.