Corvina (Amarone, Valpolicella) - Red Wine Making Kit (Heavy-Bodied - 13.5% PABV)
The Corvina red wine originates from Veneto, Italy. This red wine can range in many styles from light red to a rich port-like wine. The Corvina grape produces a light to medium body wine that is slightly tart.
Taste: Corvina, is richly textured with complex aromas of dark fruits, leather, tobacco and wood smoke followed by flavors of black cherry, plums, damsons, chocolate and a bitter almond finish.
Tannin: Medium to high
Acidity: Medium to high
Age: Amarone is usually released 5 years after the vintage when it is ready to drink. Good examples can easily last another 10 years.
Wines Made From This Grape:
- Corvina Veronese
Ingredients: Grape juice concentrate (preserved with sulphur dioxide), liquid invert sugar, tartaric acid, malic acid, citric acid, tanin, ascorbic acid. Additives (included in Wine Kit) Packet A: Bentonite, Packet B: Potassium Metabisulphite, Packet C: Potassium Sorbate, Packet D: Clearing Agent (kieselsol/chitosane), Packet of Yeast.