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Zeni Barriques Amarone Della Valpolicella 2013 Wine Review

Zeni Barriques Amarone Della Valpolicella 2013

Zeni Barriques Amarone Della Valpolicella 2013

Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $56.95

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Zeni

Agent: Frontier Wine Merchants

More Vintages: 2009  2009 

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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). MINE: 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. OTHER: 60% Corvina, 20% Corvinone, 20% Rondinella. Savoury, salty nose with an earthiness and forest floor element. Serious concentration with intriguing umami notes. Macerated black cherries, bitter chocolate, eucalyptus and roasted coffee beans. Very well balanced and still with huge potential. Score - 97 (Decanter World Wine Awards, 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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