“SANTICO” AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO DOCG 2015
Terroir: The Santi Amarone ‘Santico’ is sourced from estate vineyards spread across multiple terroirs of the Valpolicella region.
Vinification: Only the ripest recie (ears) of the grape clusters are harvested when full ripeness is achieved in late October. Immediately following harvest the clusters are dried under shelter in flat wood crates until late January of the following year, greatly increasing natural sugar content and concentration. The dried grapes produce a powerful wine with marvelous flavor which is aged up to three years in Allier and Slovenian oak casks prior to release.
Winemaker: Cristian Ridolfi
Soil: Stony, marly limestone
Varietals: 80% Corvina, 20% Rondinella