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Veneto Rosso, Gran Passione

£13.50
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Type: Red Wine
Style: Deep & Powerful
Vintage: 2020
Grape Variety: Corvina, Merlot
ABV: 14.0%
Bottle Size: 75cl
Pairing Notes
Cheese
Red Meat
Wine Notes
Sweetness
Dry
Acidity
Medium
Tannin
Medium
Body
Full
Drinkability
Now - 5 Yrs
Flavours Black Cherry, Blackberry, Prune
About the wine

Found on some of the best restaurant lists in London this baby Amarone is plush, full-bodied, sweet and spich. Made from partially dried grapes, it is rich and luscious, full of ripe dark cherry, plum and vanilla. A velvety texture, with lots of juicy fruit. Very smooth drinking, great with roasted red meats and mature hard cheeses.

The Merlot and Corvina grapes are hand-harvested on two occasions, 50% are picked in September, at optimal ripeness, and the remaining 50% are picked in October, allowing time for increased maturation and concentration. After harvest, the grapes are crushed and left in contact with the skins through fermentation and maceration of around 10-15 days. The September batch remains in stainless steel tank until the October batch has been vinified, at which point they are blended. The finished wine is matured in large Slavonian oak barrels for 3 to 4 months before bottling.

About the wine

The Gran Passione project was set up in 2013 in homage to the Venetians long standing history of being great traders and their rich wine culture. The aim was to create wines of high quality, that are affordable and representative in style to those that have been made in Veneto for centuries. Using traditional varieties, whilst honouring long-established techniques, Gran Passione create beautiful expressions of these classic Venetian wines.