Why I suggest la Mattonara Amarone della Valpolicella DOP
The expression of the power and wealth of the territory of production.
The Sommelier: the Product mix of grapes, from theintense ruby red color with garnet reflections, vino very consistent with alcohol content of 15.00 %, clear. On the nose great fragrance a mix of scents of ripe cherry, morello cherry and plums, slightly dried, herbs and spices. On the palate, powerful, enveloping richness and complexity. Fruit, spices and higher alcohols alternate with flavors of fruit jam, then tobacco, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Closing persistent and persuasive sweetness.
Food pairings: baked Arista of pork with polenta and radicchio, lamb Sauce, Tortellini with meat sauce, Rabbit cacciatore, Goose in a saucepan. Accompanies, well matured cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano. Drunk alone at the end of the meal is superb. Excellent wine for meditation and in combination with chocolate, cigar, pipe.
Uncork and decant, serve at a temperature of 18 °C in the chalice, the Grand Ballon.
The cellar: The name Zýmē from the Greek means “in yeast”, is the fundamental element in the world of oenology. Located in the heart of the Classic Valpolicella region,...details.
2006 Essential Guide to the Wines of Italy - D. Cernilli 96/100
2004-Luca Maroni, Annuario dei migliori Vini Italiani 98/100
Guida Oro I Vini di Veronelli 2017 Super 3 Stars (over 94/100)
Vini Buoni d'italia TCI 2017 Crown
Gambero Rosso Vini d'italia 2 red glasses
Best Italian Wine Awards - Luca Gardini among the 50 best Italian wines
AWC Vienna - silver medal 89.1/100
2003 Antonio Galloni, Vinous, July 2015 94/100