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Bertani Amarone Della Valpolicella 2015

Bertani Amarone Della Valpolicella 2015
Bertani Amarone Della Valpolicella 2015

Valpantena, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 3
Price: $39.95
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 15.5%

Drink: 2018-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Bertani

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a great wine, albeit very young. This wine comes from the hillsides of Valpantena, an historic valley first utilized by ancient Romans who valued the land's versatility for agricultural development. The Bertani family have deep roots here, and their headquarters to this day remains in Grezzana.
The soils for this wine were calcareous marl, splotched with iron (which gives fortitude). This valley also has massive temperature swings compared to the surroundong area. That means the wines have a lot more freshness and ageability.
Rich and inviting aromas and a deep ruby colour. Licorice, droed flower, minerality, and smoke. Cherry, plum, and black currant.
The flavpurs are delicious. Savoury and fresh for a wine so big, it's got lots of complexity. It os firm amd not showing all of the character it will eventually have. These are early days.
Judging by the pedigree and the taste now, it is a great wine and a good price for an Amarone.
Roast duck or something slightly exotic would match this wine's panoply of delicious fruit and spice. It only gets better from here. This keeps a decade; no problem.


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