Vineyard location: Valpolicella Classica zone (hilly band to the north of Verona)
Soil: red-brown soil on detrital, limestone-marly and basaltic sediments
Vine yield per hectare: 90 ql./ha
Grape varieties: Corvina 60% – Rondinella 30% – Molinara 10%
Grape harvest: hand selection of the best grape bunches coming from hilly vineyards. The grape picked at the beginning of the harvest is collected in small crates and left to raisin before being vinified with the rest of the grape picked by the end of the harvest
Vinification techniques: traditional skin fermentation followed by 10-15 days maceration. After fermentation the unpressed Amarone skins are added to Valpolicella wine, according to the traditional Valpolicella “ripasso” technique
Ageing: in oak barrels for 10-12 months, depending on the vintage, followed by a short stay in stainless steel vats
Wine analysis: Alcohol content 13.7% vol., Residual sugar 4 g/l, Dry extract 28 g/l, Total acidity 5.60 g/l, pH 3.40
valpolicella marogne

Tasting Notes

Colour: deep ruby red
Bouquet: vinous, full-bodied, with hints of black cherry and well-ripened fruit
Palate: rounded, velvety, full-bodied and lingering
Serving suggestions: wine to be best enjoyed within 4 years from bottling, served at a temperature of 17-19°C

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Awards

2017 Vini d’Italia Gambero Rosso 2014
2017 Vinibuoni d’Italia 2018 – Corona 2015
2016 Decanter World Wine Awards – Bronze 2014
2016 Verona Wine Top – Diploma di Merito 2014
2016 Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani – 88 pt. 2013
2016 Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso – 2 bicchieri 2013
2015 Verona Wine Top – Diploma di Merito 2013
2015 Decanter World Wine Awards – Segnalazione 2013
2015 Enolions – Oro 2013
2015 Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso – 2 bicchieri 2012
2015 I vini di Veronelli – 2 stelle 2012
2013 Verona Wine Top – Diploma di Merito 2011
2011 Concours Mondial Bruxelles – Argento 2009
2011 Mundus Vini – Argento 2009
2011 International Wine Challenge – Bronzo 2009
2011 Decanter World Wine Awards – Segnalazione 2009
2011 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition – Argento 2009
2010 Mundus Vini – Oro
2009 Decanter World Wine Award – Argento 2007
2009 Challenge International du Vin – Bronzo 2007
2009 Verona Wine Top – Diploma di Merito 2007