Amarone della Valpolicella is now considered to be amongst the most powerful and distinctive wine produced anywhere in the world. This is largely thanks to the use of the appassimento drying method using a blend of native grapes including Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara.
2016 Monte Zovo Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG x1
Tre Bicchieri (3 Glasses - Top Tier) Gambero Rosso.
The fruit for the 2016 Monte Zovo Amarone della Valpolicella comes from vineyards between 350-500 metres above sea level. Winner of the coveted Tre Bicchieri designation from Gambero Rosso, Italy's best-known Italian wine guide. Only about 2% of Italian wines reviewed receive this award. Deep ruby red in the glass, sumptuous aromas of mature fruit, ripe dark cherries mingle with cinnamon, liquorice, and coffee. The palate is warm and powerful with an impressively long finish.
2017 Le Tobele Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG x1
Owned by the Degani family, Le Tobele has a long history in the Valpolicella Classico, having made wine here for over five generations. The 2017 Le Tobele delivers concentrated flavour with rich fruit in abundance: blackberries, plums, and cassis, complimented by sweet spices like vanilla, cinnamon and cloves. Best appreciated when decanted at least two hours.
2019 Villa Annaberta Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG x1
Well-balanced, elegant and rich in nuances. Intense red in colour, with cherry, blackberry and spicy notes. Smooth tannins, impressive structure, and very well-balanced. The longer this wine is cellared, the richer the experience will become. Perfect with braised meat or beef filet.