La Poja 2000 Igt


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Winemaker comments

2000 was a year of average productivity, in terms of quantity. Meteorological conditions were characterised by rather high temperatures and low precipitation.These two factors, together with a good climate during the period of harvest, determined a well-structured product with a high alcohol content. The perfumes, given the high temperatures, were characterised by notes of ripe fruit. On the top of the hill called La Grola lies a plateau of less than 3 hectares dazzling white in colour, due to its calcareous top soil, and planted exclusively with Corvina since the late 1970s. The premium quality viticultural techniques yield grapes with great personality and maturity. After over 4 years of ageing, the wine is still extraordinarily fresh and crisp with a full spectrum of aromas ranging from fruit to spices and officinal herbs. Full bodied and luscious, with a long, lingering finish. The inspiration behind this monovarietal lies with Giovanni Allegrini and stemmed from his passionate belief in the land on which he lived. It has the potential to age for 18 years

Awards and Reviews

I vini di Veronelli 3
JamesSuckling.com 92
Vini Buoni italia
Wine Spectator 92
Duemilavini Ais 5
Decanter Asia Wine Awards - Bronze Medal
Vini d'Italia L'Espresso - 5 Bottiglie

Sensory Analysis

Marasca cherry
Marasca cherry
Black Pepper
Black Pepper

Data sheet

Vineyard Vineyard
100% Corvina Veronese

Alcohol Alcohol
14% Vol.

Service temperature Service temperature

Bottle Size Bottle Size
750 ml

Origin Origin
La Poja is located at the top of Podere La Grola in Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella (2,65 hectares / 6.5 acres) (320 m s.l.m. / 1,049 feet a.s.l.). South-East exposition. The terroir is clayey and chalky.

Viticulture Viticulture

Winemaking Winemaking
Late harvest. The wine ages 20 months in new Allier barriques then blended together for 8 months

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