Popular Wines Made From Corvina Varietal Grapes:
These popular wines must be made using 60-95% Corvina, this wine grape varietal is bright, lively, and balanced with savoury sour cherry flavours. Valpolicella may be best known to Americans as the birthplace of Amarone.
Taste: Corvina, is richly textured with complex aromas of dark fruits, leather, tobacco and wood smoke followed by flavours 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.
Potential Alcohol By Volume: 12.5%
Volume: 10 litres
Weeks to Make: 4 Weeks
Makes: 23 litres