AMARONE VALPOLICELLA TEDESCHI MARNE 2016 16.5% 75cl
About the name “Marne 180”: Marne means marl, the variety of soil on which they’ve planted their vineyards; 180 are the degrees of exposure of the vineyards, from south-west to south-east. This wine is made from grapes harvested in various vineyards located on hills in the Valpolicella area (Mezzane and Tregnago hills). Different sources and different grape varieties are important to obtain a well-balanced wine with the fine structure that only a few single areas in the Valpolicella zone can provide.
Soil: clay and limestone with a strong rock structure.
Vine density: 5500 vines per hectare.
Vineyard age: 20 years.
Pruning: 12 buds/plant.
Production: 8000 kg/hectare.
Grape varieties: 35% Corvina, 35% Corvinone, 20% Rondinella, 10% Rossignola, Oseleta, Negrara, Dindarella.
Grape harvest: end of September, beginning of October.
Grapes drying in fruit storage structure: controlled humidity 4 months.
Alcoholic fermentation and maceration: 40/60 days/temperature 15-18° C.
Ageing: in Slavonian oak barrel for about 30 months.
Blending Bottling and bottle ageing: 6 months.
Description Of The Wine
Color: strong ruby red. Clear and transparent.
Bouquet: notes of vanilla and ethereal airs depending on the period of aging in the barrel; notes of sweet fruits such as currants, blueberries, cherries depending on the varieties of grapes.
Flavour: wine with a velvety, raisiny character combined with the structure and typical stylish bitterness to give it good balance. It has an enduring and persistent flavour.
Suited for ageing: it is a keeping wine.
Combinations: red meat and aged cheeses.
Serve at: 16-18° C.
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