Masi Costasera Amarone 2007

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Deep ruby red color with violet tinges to the edges. Clean, very powerful and complex on the nose with good alcoholic...

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Fine on the nose with well delineated aromas of minerals and dark fruit that is peppery with grilled meat notes. Polished and rich on the palate b... Read more

Excellent wine. Smooth red. Read more

Nov. 18, 2008. BOT244. JK Comments: $60. 15%. Tuscany. Deep and dark. Lighter than Barolo and Frescobaldi. Bright cherry, strawberry, sweetness. Hi... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Masi Costasera Amarone

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065196,289
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 02/03/2014

Fine on the nose with well delineated aromas of minerals and dark fruit that is peppery with grilled meat notes. Polished and rich on the palate but with good clarity to the soft dried red fruit, red cherry flavors. The palate is firm with soft tannins, but this remains very easy to drink turning fairly complex on the back end with mineral driven flavors that lead to a clean, long and slightly grippy finish. Show a nice interplay of red fruit and minerality. 89pts


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Snooth User: mac87
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 02/26/2013

Excellent wine. Smooth red.


Snooth User: stephenmaloney
10590054
2.00 5
Vintage: 2005 12/13/2008

Nov. 18, 2008. BOT244. JK Comments: $60. 15%. Tuscany. Deep and dark. Lighter than Barolo and Frescobaldi. Bright cherry, strawberry, sweetness. Hits in a completely different way. Not dark and rich - high toned in fruit. cherry, blueberry, blackberry. Clean finish. Tight being '05.


Snooth User: tarundhingra
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 01/03/2010

Clear wine, lots of flavour and character a great full bodied wine without the tanins


Snooth User: craftyk
7209930
5.00 5
Vintage: 2004 05/18/2008

Wonderful wine. Very smooth, burts of flavour.


Snooth User: kris12
18684924
3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 06/03/2009

nice table wine. good with pasta grilled meats. medium bodies. fruity


External Reviews for Masi Costasera Amarone

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2009 01/13/2014

The 2009 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Costasera is a richly layered Amarone that shows youthful energy and budding complexity despite the fact it is only at the beginning of its evolutionary course. Immediate layers of dried fruit and pressed blackberry peel back to reveal etched mineral tones, loads of tobacco, exotic spice and even a hint of bitter chocolate. Like many of the best Amarones on the market, this wine is distinguished by its exceptional mouthfeel: Softness, thickness, sweetness and dark concentration are among its best assets. Drink 2015–2024.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2009 01/13/2014

Rich and earthy, with a note of forest floor, this tobacco-laced version is firm and structured. The fine texture carries a core of plum compote, coffee, treacle, date and licorice. Offers a lasting finish of grilled herbs. Drink now through 2024.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2009 01/13/2014

From one of Amarone’s premier producers, this delicious Amarone delivers generous black cherry flavors, with hints of raisin, white pepper, nutmeg and chocolate. It’s soft and round, with smooth, velvety tannins and compelling intensity.


External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
Vintage: 2009 03/22/2014

Deep, almost impenetrable, ruby red, with violet colored edges. Fruits of the forest, especially blueberries, on the nose, but licorice and vanilla, too. Rich and full-bodied on the palate, but soft and velvety at the same time. Excellent balance between tannins and acidity.


External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
Vintage: 2008 04/13/2013

Deep, almost impenetrable, ruby red, with violet colored edges. Fruits of the forest, especially blueberries, on the nose, but licorice and vanilla, too. Rich and full-bodied on the palate, but soft and velvety at the same time. Excellent balance between tannins and acidity.


External Review
Source: Vines Wine and Spirits
Vintage: 2008 03/08/2013

This is a landmark Amarone that has often acted as the category's biggest ambassador abroad. It bursts open with aromas of dark berry, spice, leather and tobacco, and it is both generous and long-lasting on the palate


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2008 06/30/2014

More vinous than most of its Amarone cousins, Masi’s Costasera is bright, plummy and zesty up front, then rich with toffee flavors and the fruitiness of coffee beans in a mocha java finish. The texture is smooth and elastic, a supple pleasure for a thick cut of aged beef.


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Winemaker's Notes:

Deep ruby red color with violet tinges to the edges. Clean, very powerful and complex on the nose with good alcoholic backbone amid the sweet aromas of dried prunes and raisins. Soft and dry on the palate with typical baked cherry flavors mixed with hints of cocoa and cinnamon. Attractively long finishing and full-bodied with soft tannins.

<p>Made from a blend of Corvina, Rondinella, and Molinara grapes, this Italian Amarone is a full-bodied wine which enhances the flavor of red meats, game, and sharp cheeses.</p>

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