2011 Tenuta Novare Amarone

SKU #1261804

A familiar-looking bottle even if you haven't seen it before, Tenuta Novare was puchased by Bertani in the middle of the 20th century and bottled under the Bertani label. This 2011 Amarone is bottled as Novare's single estate vineyard which is located in the heart of Valpolicella Classica. Comprised of 80% Corvina Veronese and 20% Rondinella, grapes were air dried after harvest in the second week of September until being pressed in mid-January once the withered and rich character of Amarone was realized. After a long and cold maceration and fermentation, the wine was then aged for two years in Slavonian oak before bottling. Deep color showing violet at the edge, the nose is driven by aromas of cherry, spice, and dried fruits. These characteristics reverberate on the palate with concentrated flavors supported by a lush, glycerol mouthfeel and fine tannins. The length is enlivened by fine acidity and complex minerality of this fine estate vineyard.

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Alcohol Content (%): 15.5