Amarone della Valpolicella

Item #: IE102

Size: 750mL

Type: Red wine

Varietal:

Winery: VILLA ERBICE

Country: Italy - Amarone

The colour is a deep garnet red. The fragrance is intense and ethereal. The taste is full, harmonious and long lasting,
with great softness and balance. This structured, austere wine goes well with game, braised meat, rare red meat and matured cheeses.

more about the Winery

VILLA ERBICE

The history of Villa Erbice comes from far away, when the grandfather Narciso began producing wine in 1870. The name Villa Erbice is determined by the prestigious history of the company, located in a seventeenth century villa of major historical importance. Here Erbice family has been producing wines of excellent quality, always from the grapes from their own vineyards.

The vineyard property, about 13 ha., Which has a 1.40 Soave Superiore DOCG and the remainder in Valpolicella DOC is located in the municipality of Mezzane at an altitude ranging from 250 meters to 450 meters above sea level It is cultivated in an environmentally and integrity, favoring the use of natural pesticides, such as copper and sulfur also all the processes related to the production carried out by hand. The cellar is organized in a traditional way and the fermentation of the grapes on the skins in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature aging of wine in barrels of 225 lt. in French oak.

The wines of Villa erbice are typically expressive of the territory and of the personality of Silvio and Alberto. Wines from the classic color and intense, elegant aromas, good structure and tannins, suitable for long aging.