How long does Amarone della Valpolicella last?
An average Amarone can last 10-15 years in a cellar. Leaving it not exactly in the perfect storage place will probably shorten this ageing time, but if you are planning to drink it within few years it should be fine.
How much is Amarone della Valpolicella wine?
Amarone della Valpolicella
|2013 Ferragu Amarone 750ml Producer: Ferragu Varietal: Corvina | Country: Italy | Region: Veneto | Sub-Region: Amarone della Valpolicella | Type: Red||Regular Price: $169.99 Sale Price: $149.99 Free Ground Shipping|
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What kind of wine is Amarone della Valpolicella?
dry red wine
Amarone della Valpolicella is an intensely flavored dry red wine made from dried (passito) grapes. It is made in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy, and is one of the region’s most prestigious red wines.
When should I drink Amarone della Valpolicella?
When Should I Drink Amarone? Because of its complexity and richness, many prefer drinking Amarone wine without foods that may detract from its flavour. We recommend drinking it after dinner all by itself if you are tasting it for the first time.
Do Amarone wines age well?
Whether Amarone is drunk young or old is a matter of taste (or mood). An Amarone from a good vintage and winery can age for 20 years easily and sometimes even longer. But be careful with lesser vintages (like the 2002), these cannot age well and should be drunk when they are still young, which is between 5 and 7 years.
Does Amarone need to age?
With few exceptions, Amarone doesn’t need to be tucked away. Most are released with at least four to six years of age already. And as Giancarlo Tommasi, winemaker at Tommasi Family Estates points out, “the tannins are less aggressive than other great wines.”
What is special about Amarone?
Amarone is a rich red wine that originates from Valpolicella in the Veneto region of north-eastern Italy. Known for its very strong, powerful flavour. It also has a high alcohol percentage of up to 15-16 percent.
Should you let Amarone breathe?
Amarone is a structured red wine aged for a long time in French oak barrels. It is always advisable to decant it especially if it is from an important year in order to separate any residues and open it to the maximum of its aromantic expression.
Is Amarone good for aging?
Amarone – Aging and drinking An Amarone from a good vintage and winery can age for 20 years easily and sometimes even longer. But be careful with lesser vintages (like the 2002), these cannot age well and should be drunk when they are still young, which is between 5 and 7 years.
How long does Valpolicella last?
Standard Valpolicella and Ripasso are best enjoyed within the first five years of their release.