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Quintarelli Classico Superiore Valpolicella 2002 Wine Review

Quintarelli Classico Superiore Valpolicella 2002

Quintarelli Classico Superiore Valpolicella 2002

D.O.C., Veneto, Italy

Community Score: 2.4/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $79.95

Product #: 986117

Drink: 2013-2020



 

Alcohol: 12.6%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Quintarelli

Agent: Prevedello And Mathews

More Vintages: 2000  2004  Add New Vintage 

Natalie's Score: 95/100

Rich black cherry liqueur and dark spices with layers of full-bodied goodness. A long, lasting finish.

This was reviewed March 17, 2012 by

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Claude Décarie reviewed this wine as follows:

Le grand producteur de Valpolicella décédé
On January 15, 2012, the wine world lost one of its greatest artisans when Giuseppe Quintarelli passed away at the age of 84. An uncompromising traditionalist, throughout his illustrious career Quintarelli lovingly crafted wines of elegance and purity, never bowing to fashion or trends. The just-released 2002 vintage of his benchmark Valpolicella is wonderfully fresh while simultaneously displaying complex nuances from its ten-year development. A must-have for devotees of this true icon of Veneto. Source: Vintages Wine Panel

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