In the 1950s, Giuseppe Quintarelli took over the estate founded by his father, Silvio Quintarelli, in 1924. Throughout his life, he worked to improve the quality of his estate's wines, blending...Lire la suite
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In the 1950s, Giuseppe Quintarelli took over the estate founded by his father, Silvio Quintarelli, in 1924. Throughout his life, he worked to improve the quality of his estate's wines, blending tradition with innovation. He became one ofItaly's leading winemakers. On Giuseppe's death in 2012, the Giuseppe Quintarelli estate was taken over by his daughter Fiorenza, her son-in-law and their two children. They seek to perpetuate the work and tradition of Giuseppe Quintarelli.
Location of the Giuseppe Quintarelli Estate
The Giuseppe Quintarelli Estate is located in the Veneto region of northern Italy. The estate's vineyards extend over 12 hectares, north of the city of Verona, in the village of Negrar, at an altitude of 500 meters. Yields are kept to a minimum. Harvesting takes place when the grapes have reached maturity. It was here, in the heart of the Valpolicella region, that Giuseppe Quintarelli perfected his appassimento style and technique. This ancient method involves drying the grapes for several months before pressing.
Giuseppe Quintarelli Estate wines
The Giuseppe Quintarelli estate is renowned for itsAmarone della Valpolicella, Recioto and Alzero wines. The wines produced are marketed after long aging periods. Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Superiore is aged in oak barrels for 7 years. Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva is aged for 10 years. Amarone is a consistent, soft, elegant wine with a long-lasting aroma on the palate. Alzero is a blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The estate aims to produce elegant wines with balanced tannins. The estate also produces an IGT Veneto Bianco Secco white wine. It is mainly made from Garganega and Chardonnay grapes.