Crushed & Cured

ILatium Morini, Amarone della Valpolicella, DOCG, Léon, Veneto, Italy, 2018


Garnet red with an orange hue. Intense and ample ripe black fruit, sour cherries, herby and earthy, really rich and pruney, raisined, intense, lovely balance and richness.

Crio-maceration is followed by a controlled fermentation for 20/30 days with a frequent pump over to break skin cap. Barrel ageing for 30 months followed by 8 to 10 months in bottle.

Today the winery cultivates 40 hectares with plots spread across Valpolicella and Soave. Healthy fruit at peak ripeness is hand harvested and air dried for 100 to 120 days in small baskets.

Country: Italy 

Region: Valpolicalla DOCG

Vintage: 2018

Grape Variety: Corvina (70%), Rondinella (20%), Croatina/Oseleta (10%)

ABV: 16.5%

Size: 750ml 

Producer: ILatium Morini