Villa Mattielli Amarone della Valpolicella, D.O.C.G.

Villa Mattielli Amarone della Valpolicella, D.O.C.G.

£37.95

2 in stock (can be backordered)

This wine  has everything you would expect from an Amarone and more, produced on an historic site in the Valpolicella area of Verona.

2 in stock (can be backordered)

SKU: ITARED750420 Category:

Description

 

Villa Mattielli is a family-owned estate located in the hills of eastern of Verona. The thirty hectares of vineyards, some of which date back to 1900s, thrive in the unique terroir that benefits from a mild climate and a good sun exposure. It is currently managed by the fourth generation winemaker, Roberta, aided by her husband Giacomo and her sister Valeria. Villa Mattielli produces unique Soave Classico and Valpolicella DOC wines, wherein the characteristics of different crus are enhanced by a deep respect for the vines and attention to detail during the vinification process. Villa Mattielli is constantly evolving, and its passionate young team and aims to leave a mark of dynamism, innovation, femininity, and quality.

Hand harvested and selected in September, the grapes are laid on small trays and dried for 4/5 months in order to increase the sugar concentration. Following, a lengthy period of maceration then aged in French Oak for 12 to 15 months followed by further ageing in the bottle for 2 years.  The wine is and intense ruby-garnet colour with beautiful aromas of red fruit, blackberry and cherries with hints of vanilla, tobacco and spice.  Flavours are complex and well balanced with soft smooth tannins and a warm long lasting finish.

 

This lovely Amarone is exception served with Game dishes, braised meats, stews, and long matured cheeses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional information

Producer

Mattielli

Country

Italy

Region

Veneto

Year/Vintage

2013

Colour

Red

Grape

Corvina 50%, Corvinone 30%, Osteleta 5%, Rondinella 15%

Bottle Size

75cl

ABV%

15%

Closure

Cork

Vegetarian

No

Vegan

No

Organic

No

Biodynamic

No

Natural

No

Awards

Concourse Mondial Bruxells 2017 Gold Medal, Decanter 2017 Gold Medal 95 points, Gilbert & Grillard 92 points

Food Match

Braised meats, Game dishes, Long matured cheeses, Stews

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