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Allegrini Corvina Blend Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Amarone Classico 2001

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Deep purple in color with a bouquet full of dried fruit. Rich and full bodied, intense and elegant. Velvety smooth. Amarone is an extremely important wine in Italian viticulture as it is unique to the Valpolicella region. Recommended with hearty dishes. Excellent with roasted red meats. A superclean, juicy Amarone, with concentrated dried black fruit and a well-concealed, smooth oak note. Full-bodied, with fine tannins that give the palate an elegant poise and prolong the fruity finish. Classy and refined, with a long finish. Drink now through 2012.

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The Allegrini Farm is located in Fumane di Valpolicella. For generations, the Allegrini family has lived in this small but important locality of the Valpolicella Classica, handing down the activity of wine growing and the vinification of grapes from generation to generation. Since the XVI century, the components of the family have been among the protagonists of Valpolicella history. The docu... Read more
The Allegrini Farm is located in Fumane di Valpolicella. For generations, the Allegrini family has lived in this small but important locality of the Valpolicella Classica, handing down the activity of wine growing and the vinification of grapes from generation to generation. Since the XVI century, the components of the family have been among the protagonists of Valpolicella history. The document attesting to the fact that Allegrino Allegrini succeeded in purchasing the right to exploit several "fountains" or "springs" in Mazzurega, a suburb of Fumane, to facilitate irrigation of his property, is dated 1557. Between 1616 and 1630, as testified to by the acts and transcriptions of the time, the Allegrini family was counted among the families in Fumane who owned the most land, which ensured their pre-eminence in local society. Giovanni Allegrini, who was extremely proud, like his predecessors, to belong to the land of Valpolicella and dedicated his many resources and great energy to it, was the head of the new generation. Giovanni was among the first winegrowers to question local practices, revolutionising consolidated habits and speaking clearly about quality; he succeeded in adding oenological know-how to rigorousness in selecting grapes, thus creating a virtuous circle that produced some of the finest wines of the Valpolicella in the Sixties and Seventies of the last century. After his early death in 1983, his three children inherited the company: Walter, responsible for conducting the winegrowing activity, Franco, an oenologist and Marilisa, responsible for marketing. Within a relatively short period of time, they brought the company to a position of leadership in international winegrowing. Read less

Member Reviews for Allegrini Corvina Blend Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Amarone Classico

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Snooth User: Radman1963
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0.00 5
11/19/2008

Excellent Amarone. This is one of my favorite Amarone. I really enjoy this wine with my main course extending into dessert.


Snooth User: joss
73889988
4.00 5
04/04/2012

this was an intensely complex wine that i had the fortune of enjoying w/ friends for a 35th anniversary. fat and fleshy, this bold red has tons of dark berries, plum, currant, with notes of pepper and cedar throughout. certainly tannic, but not unbalanced, this will mature very well if you can wait. otherwise, no problem to enjoy now...


0.00 5
07/22/2008

Very dark ruby red in the glass quickly giving up rich aromas of chocolate cherries with some dried fruit and plum action. The palate was mouth pucker tannic, full bodied and fat but with plenty of fruity cherries on the mid palate. Lingering finish holding its alcohol well


Snooth User: whiterabbit
148935271
4.50 5
03/09/2009

great wine


Snooth User: GuidoMae
17613040
4.50 5
09/15/2009

Great Amarone without going over the top in flavour exposure. Nicely balances. One of my favourites.


Snooth User: shrhee
3482433
4.50 5
11/15/2007

it was great, but expensive


Snooth User: Sovereign127
443250
5.00 5
02/25/2008

This is a great wine. First tasted at the vinyard - if in Northern Italy well worth the trip - about 40 minutes from Verona. Hunt around and you can buy for $60


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Deep purple in color with a bouquet full of dried fruit. Rich and full bodied, intense and elegant. Velvety smooth. Amarone is an extremely important wine in Italian viticulture as it is unique to the Valpolicella region. Recommended with hearty dishes. Excellent with roasted red meats. A superclean, juicy Amarone, with concentrated dried black fruit and a well-concealed, smooth oak note. Full-bodied, with fine tannins that give the palate an elegant poise and prolong the fruity finish. Classy and refined, with a long finish. Drink now through 2012.

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