Amarone Valpolicella Classico DOC Second Marco 2013
The Secondo Marco family winery has been operating for three generations in the heart of Valpolicella Classica, Fumane: the elective area of the entire appellation.
Crossing winds promote temperature changes between day and night while keeping the soil dry.
The soil, particularly generous in mineral salts, is highly variable in stratigraphy even for vineyards in the same locality.
For the production of Valpolicella Classico and Ripasso, Amarone and Recioto wines, Corvina, Corvinone and Rondinella grapes are vinified in the winery in truncated-cone steel and concrete tanks.
Three Glasses 2021
The vineyards are located in the center of Valpolicella Classica, between Verona and Lake Garda, at the foot of the Lessini Mountains.
The particular microclimate is formed by a crossroads of winds: colder winds from the mountains, and milder winds from the lake, which are particularly favorable for vines. This ventilation promotes slight temperature changes while keeping the soil dry.
rich in mineral salts and highly variable in stratigraphy.
Corvina 45%, Corvinone 45%, Rondinella 5%, and other native grapes 5%.
45 days with maceration on the skins.
Aging: 3 years and 6 months in 50 hl barrels
Aging: 12 months in bottle
Bright ruby red color tending toward garnet with intense, fruity aromas with spicy notes and hints of vanilla. The palate reveals dense and whole accompanied by jammy (red fruits) and roasted aftertastes.