The Valpolicella Blend is based on three indigenous red-wine grape varieties grown in the Veneto region in Italy’s northeast. Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara are the trio primarily involved in the blend, though it could easily be argued that the production methods are equally as important. The Valpolicella DOC also allows for up to 15 percent of other red-wine varieties grown in the province of Verona, including Rossignola,…more
Amarone della Valpolicella Classico wines are rich, red amarone wines from the traditional classico viticultural zone of Valpolicella in Veneto, north-eastern Italy.
One of Veneto’s most famous and prestigious wines, Amarone della Valpolicella has played a vital part in boosting the region’s status in the wine world. Those examples from the classico vineyards around Fumane, Marano, Negar and Sant’Ambroglio are considered the finest, and rank among the top wines in Italy.