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Zeni Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2009 Wine Review

Zeni Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2009

Zeni Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2009

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

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $59.95

Drink: 2016-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Zeni

Agent: Frontier Wine Merchants

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A robust, balanced Amarone that isn't as sweet-tasting as most are with their black cherry liqueur flavours. This one is more black fruit and smoke. Very nice. Perfect for roast beef. OTHER: This sculpted red offers aromatic notes of dried marjoram and ground pink peppercorn up front, with black currant p√Ęte de fruit, plum cake, mocha and steeped cherry flavours, underscored by a savoury streak of forest floor. Tightly knit and focused. Best from 2017 through 2029. Score - 91 (Alison Napjus, winespectator.com, Oct. 31, 2015).

Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico food pairings: boeuf bourguignon, rib roast, roast duck.

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This Zeni Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2009 was reviewed on October 29, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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This Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico (2009) is a towering Italian red wine of great concentration and depth with dried savoury herbs, dark cherry and white pepper. Drink great now and would be a perfect pairing with roast duck. - Community Wine Reviews

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