Wine Recioto della Valpolicella Classico DOC Giovanni Allegrini 2005, 0.5 L
Wine of deep ruby red color.
The wine has a concentrated, velvety taste with layers of dark, sweet fruit, chocolate, minerals and spices. All components are perfectly balanced taste and rekrasno harmony with a long, caressing finish.
The wine has a spicy aroma with hints of dried fruit.
The wine goes well with dry desserts, such as shortbread, cantucci (almond muffins), sbrisolona (crumbled cake), and ideally with strawberries and tropical fruits. Due to rounded taste wine is the perfect complement to some cheeses, especially mild Gorgonzola.
This dessert wine owes its naming in honor of the founder of the estate - Giovanni Allegrini, who was his chosen as their favorite. Recioto della Valpolicella Classico Amarone wine is similar to the method of production - are also dried grapes. However, fermentation takes place in a different way: the process is interrupted before all the sugar is converted into alcohol. Recioto della Valpolicella wine Classico Giovanni Allegrini aged in barriques for 14 months and then in bottle over the next 10 months. The expected maturity of wine - until 2015. It is recommended to open the bottle 1 hour before serving.
Allegrini farm located in Fumane di Valpolicella, from the 16th century Allegrini family lives in this small but significant area, located in the Valpolicella Classico, passing the secrets of wine from generation to generation.
Giovanni Allegrini was at the forefront of the local wine-making practices of the reformers, he created some of the finest wines of Valpolicella in the 60-70 years of the 20th century. In the 80s his three children inherited the company.
Today Allegrini vineyards occupy more than 70 hectares, they are located in the most prestigious areas. Allegrini rightly considered to be one of the largest landowners in Italy. Among their possessions should be noted manor La Grohl, which produces the most significant amount of products.
Family-owned company produces wines of the highest level. Today, winemakers of the region Veneto monitor trends and innovations, which are set by Allegrini, which has become a trendsetter. The manufacturer also did much to promote Venetian wines in the world market. According to the Gambero Rosso, the Italian edition of the authoritative, Allegrini is considered a "Star" winery, in its arsenal has 21 award "Tre Bicchieri". "Stars" are those wineries that have won at least 10 points higher.