Why do you recommend the Amarone della Valpolicella Classic
The expression of the power and wealth of the territory of production.
The Sommelier: the Product mix of grapes, from theintense ruby red color with garnet reflections, vino very consistent with alcohol content of 15.00 %, clear. On the nose great fragrance a mix of aromas,notes of ripe cherry, morello cherry and plums, slightly dried, herbs and spices. On the palate, powerful, enveloping richness and complexity. Fruit, spices and higher alcohols alternate with flavors of fruit jam, then tobacco, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Closing persistent and persuasive sweetness.
Food pairings: baked Arista of pork with polenta and radicchio, Spaghetti with lamb sauce, Tortellini with meat sauce, Rabbit cacciatore, Goose in a saucepan. Accompanies, well matured cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano. Drunk alone at the end of the meal is superb.
Uncork and decant, serve at a temperature of 18 °C in the chalice, the Grand Ballon.
The cellar: The name Zýmē from the Greek means “in yeast”, is the fundamental element in the world of oenology. Located in the heart of the Classic Valpolicella region,... details.
2009 Wine Spectator (Dec. 2016) 94/100
The Essential guide to the wines of Italy - D. Cernilli 93/100
2008 Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 96 points - Platinum
Falstaff, October-November 2015, Othmar Kiem 95 points
The Wines of Veronelli 2016 94/100
Gambero Rosso Vini d'italia 2016 2 red glasses
AWC Vienna - seal of approval 2015 86.4/100
Luca Maroni - Annuario dei migliori Vini Italiani 2016 97/100
2007 Antonio Galloni, Vinous, July, 2015 92/100
The Golosario di Paolo Massobrio 2010, Amarone “wine top”
Wines of Italy - Slow Food, Gambero Rosso 2010: 2 glasses
2006 Wine enthusiast July 2014 90/100