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Castelforte Amarone Della Valpolicella 2013

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

This is surprisingly low-priced for an Amarone, which almost always demand at least over $30. It's made with Corvina and Rondinella. It was dessicated for close to a hundred days in a drying-house and then vinified and stored in large oak vessels.
Like most Amarones, it is quite bold. High alcohol, juicy, some tannins (though not as much as is typical in many Amarones). This one is best classified as a juicy, softer variant of the Veronese blockbuster.
It still needs breathing time and I might not suggest cellaring it for as long as you might other Amarones, but it is nonetheless delicious and a bargain.
Pair this with duck ragout pasta or fresh figs.
Monique Sosa rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

What a beauty! Lovely layered red plum, allspice, anise, dried figs, cedar, cigar box, and aged leather notes linger on the palate. A gorgeous complexity, full-body, smooth and meditative. The value is borderline Tasted July 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca

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Castelforte Amarone Della Valpolicella 2013, Veneto D.O.C.G., Italy: Juicy with sweet black cherry aromas on the nose. Full-bodied with layers of dark fruit and smoke. Pair with prime rib. Drink: 2017-2022. 496414 15% D 750 mL  $29.95 Score: 91/100. July 22, 2017 Top Rated Red Wine. Voluptuous Veal Wine  Full Review




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