The Winery Cantina Valpantena Verona has been in business since 1958 and was established by several Verona wine growers as a cooperative and now has approximately 250 members farms that cultivate a total of approximately 750 hectares of vineyards, all included in the controlled origin brand areas in the Verona hillsides territory. These members were joined, in July 2003 after merger with the ‘Oleificio delle Colline Veronesi’, by another 150 farmer producing olive oil. This gave live to a new oil and wine business in Valpantena.
Grapes used in production are Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Cabernet Sauvignon
Most Amarone bottle labes are modest without too much colors. di Emilia is one of the most modest.
Color of wine is dark red with hints of brown although wine is still quite young, 2013.
Full-bodied and warm, soft tannins. Fig, plum and dark cherry can be found as flavors. Long and soft aftertaste without any disturbance
|Alcohol:||14,5% by volume|
|Energy:||100 kcal/100 ml (400 kJ/100 ml)|
Amarone della Valpolicella di Emilia 2013 is not the most known Amarone, at least for me. But after this tasting it became one of the favourites.
Compared to many other Amarones, price is very attractive. So with this wine you can replace many of the similarly priced more typical red meat or game dishes.
REVIEW: OVERALL GRADE 4,5/5 – BANG FOR THE BUCK +++ / +++