Amarone Riserva “La Mattonara” awarded as 1 of the 50 Italian best wines

 

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Amarone Riserva “la Mattonara” 2006, recently awarded by many Italian wine guides and reviewed as one of the best Amarone 2006 by Wine Spectator the last December with 94/100 points, has been ranked as one of the 50 Italian best wines by “The Winesider Best Italian Wine Awards 2017”.

The awards were distributed in Milan the last September 18. Celestino Gaspari received the prize by the same creators Luca Gardini e Andrea Grignaffini, as he did 2 years ago with the previous vintage of Amarone Riserva.

 

 

 

Why Zýmē

The name Zýmē, from Greek, means “yeast.” Yeast is, of course, an indispensible element in the world of oenology, but it also bears a symbolic meaning, since it conjures up the concept of naturalness, a fundamental value in Celestino Gaspari’s professional and existential journey, as well as the process of fermenting, understood as a continuous striving towards transformation.In harmony with that philosophy, the winery logo represents a grapevine leaf in which is centred a pentagon, symbol of the five basic elements that combine to yield wine: man-vine-earth-sun-water. Find out more...