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Acinum
Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG
Veneto
Acinum is a collection of exquisite wines selected by Fabrizio Pedrolli in order to enrich the Vias portfolio with the best Italian territories and wineries. This selection starts from the historical wine areas of Veneto, Negrar in Valpolicella and Montforte d’Alpone in Soave, These wines are the result of a successful collaboration with the family of Edoardo Montresor, who cultivate the grapes, and the oenological expertise of Enrico Paternoster

Owner: Fabrizio Pedrolli
Winemaker: Enrico Paternoster
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 70% Corvina Veronese, 20% Rondinella, 10% Molinara

Vineyard Location: Negrar (VR)
Orientation: South
Elevation: 300 m a.s.l.
Vines Planted: 1990-2000
Trellising: Veronese pergol;a
Vines/Acre: 4,000/Ha
Soil: Marl and limestone

Vinification
Traditional Amarone wine making. Late harvest. The grapes are dried in aired rooms until January, when they are crushed. The must ferments in stainless steel tanks for 50 days at the controlled temperature of 23 -27 °C.

Aging Process
The wine ages in French oak barrels of 20 Hl for 2 years. Finally it is bottled and it rests for 6 months before release.

Tasting Notes
Color: Deep ruby red colour with pomegranate reflections
Bouquet: Ethereal nose which reminds of peach blossoms, violet, raspberry and mint.
Flavor: On the palate it is intense, refined; it displays full body and smoothness, with clear notes of dried grapes
Pairings: Ideal with spicy dishes, game and seasoned cheeses. Excellent with Parmigiano cheese.

Alcohol Content: 15 %
Residual Sugar: 7 g/L
Serving Temperature: Serve at room temperature (20° C) uncorking the bottle possibly two hours before serving.
Production: 6,000 bottles