A fantastic Amarone della Valpolicella from a great year. The 2011 was a great vintage for the Valpolicella area and this Amarone della Valpolicella will blow you away. An elegant, powerful, modern Amarone, an outstanding red wine. Made with grapes from a single vineyard located at about 600 mas, right in the middle of the Valpolicella "classico" area, this Amarone della Valpolicella has a beautiful acidity that confers elegance and longevity to the wine, this is a red wine that can be enjoyed now or drunk in a few years time.
This Amarone shows an amazingly complex nose with dried fruit and spices, smooth on the palate, elegant.
The Amarone della Valpolicella is a great red wine with depth and structure and pairs beautifully game, braised meat, and aged cheeses, as well as being a meditation wine, a wine to be enjoyed on its own. For more information on the Amarone wine and how it is made click here
Over the generations, the Gamba winery has been passed down from father to son and it is now run by the three brothers Giovanni, Giuseppe and Martino helped by their own sons and daughters. Located right in the heart of the Valpolicella Classico area and spanning six acres, they grow the classic Valpolicella grapes, from Corvina to Rondinella with which then they make the classic Valpolicella wines, from valpolicella to amarone, from valpolicella ripasso to a recioto della valpolicella.