Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Wine

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Amarone della Valpolicella Classico is the label used to distinguish Amarone and Recioto wines produced from grapes that come from a specific growing zone of Italy’s Veneto region. The grapes, the trifecta of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara, are grown in either the Fumane, Marano, Negara and/or Sant’Ambroglio vineyard areas. The wines labeled as Amarone Classico are considered some of the world’s finest.
 
For more information on the history and production of Amarone, please see Amarone della Valpolicella
 
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  • Corvina

    History of the grape: There are 6th century written documents by Cassiodoro, a magistrate of Visigoth King Theodorus,...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Molinara

    Breppion Scavolegno, Breppion Scuro, Breppon, Molinara Ciara, Molinara Rada, Pola, Rossanella, Rossanella Gentile, Ro...

  • Rondinella

    History of the grape: There are 6th century written documents by Cassiodoro, a magistrate of Visigoth King Theodorus,...

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  • Campagnola

    Since 1907 the Campagnola Winery, in the heart of historical Valpolicella area, researches and pi...

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  • Masi Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Riserva Costasera 2006

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    Nice and tart with slight road tar overtones Read More

    Wine review by danmang


  • Amarone Classico Della Valpolicella Ca' del Monte 2001

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    No written review

    Wine review by sgoldy


  • Le Salette Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico la Marega 2001

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    I stumbled upon a bottle of this in my aunt's cellar. Dried figs, plums and straw on the nose that extend onto the palate. Finish not layered or complex but has some depth and bravado. Read More

    Wine review by Dafoxman


  • Tommaso Bussola Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Vigneto Alto Tb 2007

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    Wine review by torbjorn222


  • I am Barbro and love amarone wines. Thank you for your article today (2/4-14) about  those.  My favorite right now is Amarone Tommasi della valpolicella classico 2009.Would like to find wines like this but less costly.Of course I drink zinfandels, right now I am loving Rosenbloom. Read More

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  • Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico DOC 6 Flaschen In Original-Holzkiste Bertani Grezzana Venetien 2001

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    Here we have a wine just hitting its stride and full of aromatic tea, dried soil, dried flowers, a bit of fungi, and an underlying sweetness to the emerging notes of dried meat, licorice and cooked fennel. While the nose gives the impression of something older, this is still fresh and tight on entry, with real focus, and very elegant with attrac... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Tedeschi Amarone Classico 2007

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    Produced seven times since 83, three thousand bottles, Dark, leafy edged black cherry fruit, and grilled meats dominate the nose which turns lightly spicy with cedary wood, handfuls of dried leaves and earth, black tea, and a little pencil lead with air. A bit low on the palate, this is soft and seamless with roasted and pruny fruit that none t... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Tedeschi Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2009

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    VA greets the nose along with rich aromas of dried strawberry, raspberry and cherry backed up with gentle soil tones, a little fig, and underlying violet and white pepper tones A touch of sweetness on entry is quickly washed away by huge, refreshing acids in the mouth. While moderately tannic, the acids lend great clarity and incredible vibran... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Speri Amarone 2009

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    Deep, complex, and masculine, if a bit oaky at first, though air brings out huge mineral notes with elegant floral high tones layered over a core of black cherry fruit with a little prune accent. On entry this is muscular and sinewy, tightly packed with fine grained tannins and big cherry fruit followed by layered mineral and oak notes. This is ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Masi Amarone Mazzano 2006

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    Smokey and soil driven on the nose, though this remains a bit reticent in the glass. On the palate this wraps itself around your tongue and pulls. A touch tough, rich, chewy and powerfully built it leads off with deep flavors of dried fruits and flowers before changing gears on the midpalate where it turns all chiseled and firm. Dry, firm and vi... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Is it still good from 199? It tasted overly sweet, and I am wondering if it has gone bad.

    Comment by 634281Virginia Wine Lover 634281 Virginia Wine Lover


  • Can anyone give comments about a 1988 vintage bottle of Ca`Fornari. Amarone classico Della Valpolicella I have had this bottle all these years any offers?

    Comment by 320491stockwood 320491 stockwood


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