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Michele Castellani Cinque Stelle Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015 Wine Review

Michele Castellani Cinque Stelle Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015

Michele Castellani Cinque Stelle  Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015

Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $53.95

Drink: 2020-2029

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Michele Castellani

Agent: Ian J Campbell & Assoc.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

produced by Collezione Ca' Del Pipa is an Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico. A blend of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara grape varieties, rich and dense with the flavours of dates, cherry compote, smoke, baked spice and a hint of chocolate. Made in the appassimento style of winemaking, whereby the grapes are dried for several weeks to concentrate the sugars and flavours. Aged in barrique and large botte for two years. Tannins are structured

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico food pairings: rich tomato sauce and pasta, vegetarian lasagna, fricassee rabbit.

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This Michele Castellani Cinque Stelle Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015 was reviewed on April 1, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Dried jammy fruits, namely prune, raisin, blackberry, plum, and black cherry, intermingle with oak, chocolate, tobacco, and leather. Quite young, dense, restrained, and tight, but it can be coaxed to share its bold character with a vigorous swirl or healthy decant. Tannins are firm yet smooth, acidity potent but balanced, and body is typically full though not excessive. Ideally this bottle will be cellared for another three to seven years, and be served with wild boar ragu or a hearty beef and veggie stew.
Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A full-bodied Amarone with 70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella and 5% Molinara, this wine has aromas of cherry and spice that continue to the dark fruit and berry palate with some herbal notes. It is well-balanced and has a liquorice-flavoured, dry finish. Decant or age further. Serve with beef, tomato dishes, hard cheeses and dry, smoked meat appetizers. Tasted February 2020.
From the Veneto wine region, Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Cinque Stelle 2015 is a full-bodied and lush red wine blend of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara grape varieties. Fragrant with rich cherry compote, smoky and spicy aromas, dry and mouth-watering with cherry liqueur, blackberry, dark plum, smoky grilled herbs and spicy on the palate. Made in the appassimento style of winemaking, whereby the grapes are dried for several weeks to concentrate the sugars and flavours. Aged in French oak barrels and oak casks. - Community Wine Reviews

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