Rosso Veneto IGP Heletto 2011
Obtained by the classic varieties of Valpolicella area, with 1 month of “appassimento”, aged 6 (!) years in new barriques and 1 more year in bottle, this wine is practically a “little” Amarone, probably more Amarone than many average Amarone that you might find in the market!
An impenetrable intense ruby red wine, with sour cherry plum jand almond scents, all beautifully brought together with a pleasing balsamic vein and a hint of fresh mint, which alongside the notes of vanilla, coffee, chocolate and liquorice give the wine a complex nose. A full bodied, strong, enveloping, dry and sapid wine with a great taste-olfactory persistence, characterised by a good degree of acidity which gives it the just the right
95% corvina, corvinone veronese, rondinella; 5% other grapes
Long aging potential
dry, full bodied. Manual harvest with selection of the grapes.