Luigi Righetti Amarone delle Valpolicella Classico

Style:  Full-bodied Red             Vintage: 2015             ABV: 14.5%

Appellation: Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG                      

Varietal: 80% Corvina, 20% Rondinella

Region: Veneto                                   County:  Italy

Located within Valgatara, in the heart of Valpolicella Classico, the Luigi Righetti estate is a family-run winery with deep roots & charm. Since 1909, when Angelo Righetti first earned a reputation as an outstanding winemaker, the family has focused on producing quality wines while offering great value. Righetti's wines exhibit an exceptional balance between fruit, wood aging, acidity and alcohol. Gian Maria Righetti is the fifth generation within the Righetti family to carry on the family, wine-making tradition. Gian Maria's father, Luigi, took over winemaking in the 40's and was the first in the family to consider production beyond supply of local demand. Today, he is still active in the estate's day to day operation. Gian Maria, who took over winemaking responsibilities in 1985, has broadened the line to include single vineyard offerings and wines with international appeal. Capitel de Roari is a premium Amarone, coming from the best grape selection, and receiving delicate oak treatment. This is a well-balanced Amarone that still exhibits much of the dark fruit flavors, earth and meaty components expected of Valpolicella.