Fattori 'Col de la Bastia' Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG 2014
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Fattori ‘Col de la Bastia’ Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG 2014
Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy
Antonio Fattori, the most recent of a long series of “Antonio” inherited the vineyards from his father, who inherited the vineyards from his father. He is the first in his farming family who had the opportunity to study. From the time he was born his fate had always been set, he would study winemaking. With a goal to to bring modern scientific methods to his family’s original traditions, Antonio’s wines are processed in a winery where non-invasive methods have allowed him to eliminate the use of chemicals.
“The world of wine is formed by seasons, situations and conditions are are never the same. No amount of experience is ever enough. The important thing is to search, to attempt with determination, humility and a little patience.”
- Antonio Fattori
Produced in the traditional method, the grapes are allowed to dry gently in well ventilated rooms for around 4-5 months which concentrates their flavors, sweetness and color. On the nose, this wine boasts dried violet, cooking spice, leather and ripe red fruit aromas. The palate is packed with flavors of black-cherry jam, star anise and chewing tobacco, complemented by velvety tannins.
Pair it With:
This wine deserves to be served alongside a hearty meal; think braised meats, steaks, mushrooms and aged cheeses.
65% Corvina, 15% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella, 10% Other varieties