This is a great Amarone della Valpolicella and 2011 was a five star vintage, and this wine will blow you away.
The 2011 was a great vintage for the Valpolicella area and the result is was an elegant, powerful, modern Amarone della Valpolicella, an outstanding red wine that can be enjoyed now or put in the cellar and drunk in a few years time.
Made with grapes from a single vineyard located at about 600 masl, right in the middle of the "classico" area of the Valpolicella region, this Amarone della Valpolicella has a beautiful acidity that confers elegance and longevity to the wine, and shows an amazingly complex nose with dried fruit and spices, on the palate it is smooth, elegant, rich, overwhelming.
This 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 della Valpolicella wine and its wine making process 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.