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Le Arche Amarone Della Valpolicella 2012 Wine Review

Le Arche Amarone Della Valpolicella 2012

Le Arche Amarone Della Valpolicella 2012

Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $34.95

Drink: 2014-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Le Arche

Agent: Ruby Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Rich and succulent black cherry liqueur on the nose and palate of this blockbuster Italian red wine. A gorgeously rich and concentrated marine, yet not heavy: it's also balanced. Lovely, seductive aromas and flavours of black cherry, fleshy black plum, dark spices and mystery. Pair with a flank steak or a secret love.

Amarone Della Valpolicella food pairings: blackened leg of lamb with dried figs, high-cacao (70% or more) dark chocolate.

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This Le Arche Amarone Della Valpolicella 2012 was reviewed on July 23, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This Amarone got my attention with it's $35 Ontario price tag. That's a good start! The nose shows alluring aromas dried fruit (fig/dates), smoked cedar, baking spices, cocoa and dried tobacco leaf. The palate showcases flavours that are a direct repeat of the aromas. This wine is full bodied with smooth persistent tannins, a complementary acidity, integrated alcohol and a long scrumptious finish. Don't bother fussing over the perfect cellar time, this wine is perfect to drink now. Pair with a rack of lamb roast. Tasted July 2016. @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
The 2014 vintage of this Amarone Della Valpolicella is rich and concentrated with black cherry, dark chocolate, dried fruit and sweet spice. Amarone is a typically rich Italian dry red wine made from the partially dried grapes. The name "Amarone" in Italian means "the Great Bitter" and total production (including Recioto) in 2008 was 8.57 million bottles. Pair with roast meats, game dishes and aged cheeses. - Community Wine Reviews

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