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Zeni Vigne Alte Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2006 Wine Review

Zeni Vigne Alte Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2006

Zeni Vigne Alte Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2006

D.O.C., Veneto, Italy

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2008-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 15.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Zeni

Agent: Frontier Wine Merchants

Product: 230607

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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Pleasantly tart black cherry liqueur. Rich and full-bodied with a bite. Definitely your vino for watching The Godfather. Would you like a few more clichés?

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Mark Britton rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A nice Amarone but Zeni makes many which are better. The alcohol is a bit strong on this particular wine. Very good wine though probably not worth the price point and Zeni is capable of much more.
Gabriel Israel reviewed this wine as follows:

Had a few outstanding Amarone in my life. The challenge with this wine is two fold - $$$ and food pairing.
When it comes to $$$ - this wine is relatively reasonably priced (again, relatively) for the quality that you get.
When it comes to food pairing - forget the 'regular' food - any 'regular' food will be 'crashed' under the mighty Amarone. So the basic principal of powerful food goes well with powerful wine very much apply here. Try it with a well seasoned couscous or with osso bucco marinated in port.
We tasted many wines and the one we enjoyed most was the ’06 Amarone Vigne Alte, with intensely sun-ripe, well-defined fruit. The palate is firm-bodied with distinctive, pleasantly husky tannins. Score: 2 Glasses (out of 3) Source: Gambero Rosso Italian Wines
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