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WINE The Potent King of the Valpolicellas in the NY Times  Drying the grapes for the production of Amarone wine

WINE The Potent King of the Valpolicellas in the NY Times Drying the grapes for the production of Amarone wine

Appassimento is a technique which has been practised for centuries in the Valpolicella. Inherited originally from the Boscaini family, the technique has been used by the Masi Technical Group over the last 50 years to create modern wines from semi-dried grapes, the best example of all being Amarone.

Appassimento is a technique which has been practised for centuries in the Valpolicella. Inherited originally from the Boscaini family, the technique has been used by the Masi Technical Group over the last 50 years to create modern wines from semi-dried grapes, the best example of all being Amarone.

here grapes are dried for the  appassimento method used to make   Amarone wine

here grapes are dried for the appassimento method used to make Amarone wine

Drying amarone grapes | Horizintally in trays.

Drying amarone grapes | Horizintally in trays.

The best Amarone wines are from the grapes grown on hillside vineyards, where poor soils force the vine roots to dig deep for water and nutrients. These nutrient deficient soils keep grape yields in check, ensuring small, concentrated berries packed with flavor.

The best Amarone wines are from the grapes grown on hillside vineyards, where poor soils force the vine roots to dig deep for water and nutrients. These nutrient deficient soils keep grape yields in check, ensuring small, concentrated berries packed with flavor.

Drying grapes the vertical method. Appassimento is the Italian name for the grape-drying process used in Italy to produce Amarone wines.

Drying grapes the vertical method. Appassimento is the Italian name for the grape-drying process used in Italy to produce Amarone wines.

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