Allegrini 2012 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 1.5L Magnum


1.5 Liter Magnum

"Blue flower, baked plum, exotic spice and pipe tobacco are just some of the aromas you'll find on this bold red. The full-bodied enveloping palate doles out layers of juicy black cherry marinated in spirits, fig, cinnamon, mocha and nutmeg framed in velvety tannins. Drink through 2022." Wine Enthusiast 94 Points

"Allegrini has crafted a wine of enormous power and opulence. The 2012 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico is out-sized and decisively overdone. This wine will appeal to a hard-core group of Amarone enthusiasts who appreciate extra darkness, extract and intensity. You get all of that in this hot-vintage Amarone, and you also get a significant dose of oak spice (it ages in barrique for 18 months). In fact, those toasted tones of Christmas spice, clove and dark vanilla are what first emerge from the bouquet. And they emerge with force. The wine is super thick and dense. You could almost drink it with a spoon. I drank from the bottle 24 hours after opening it, and the wine was just as pristine and impactful as the day before. It remained virtually unchanged. The alcohol touches 16%." Robert Parker 93 Points

"There's a vibrancy and harmony that keeps this elegant and well-trimmed throughout, even with the concentrated core of tarry mineral, the flavors of crushed black cherry, dried thyme, mocha and spice, and the fine-grained tannins that impart density and a lightly chalky texture. Drink now through 2027." Wine Spectator 92 Points

Collections: Italian, Wine

Type: WINE

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