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Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Corvina Blend

9.2102 ratings
8.94 pro ratings
Valpolicella, Verona, Veneto, Italy
Corvina Blend
Tomato-Based, Asian Cuisine, Mushrooms, Pork, Fish, Salads & Greens
Top Notes For
John Malcolm

Figs, plums, dark cherries, espresso, and a hint of pepper. Velvety smooth.

Figs, plums, dark cherries, espresso, and a hint of pepper. Velvety smooth.

Nov 21st, 2022
Jan de Weerd

Rich, full bodied. Bold vibrant dark red fruit with a savory edge. Well integrated tannins hinting of tobacco and cedar.

Rich, full bodied. Bold vibrant dark red fruit with a savory edge. Well integrated tannins hinting of tobacco and cedar.

Mar 28th, 2020
Eric Ritvo

Very tasty and reasonably priced for an amarone.

Very tasty and reasonably priced for an amarone.

Dec 28th, 2019
Man Yau

Superb

Superb

Oct 2nd, 2018
Warren Grossman

Very good, nicefruit, give it some decant time

Very good, nicefruit, give it some decant time

Nov 5th, 2017
Stephen Dodson

With Comte- sweet raisiny and delicious (after 2 hours...)

With Comte- sweet raisiny and delicious (after 2 hours...)

May 12th, 2017
Stuart Pollack

Good Amarone, but not exceptional. Not worth the price. Cherry flavor marred by harsh tannins and sour aftertaste.

Good Amarone, but not exceptional. Not worth the price. Cherry flavor marred by harsh tannins and sour aftertaste.

Apr 27th, 2017
M
9.3

Absolutely lovely. Especially with Sophia Loren singing the soundtrack. Rich, opulent.. sensual.

Absolutely lovely. Especially with Sophia Loren singing the soundtrack. Rich, opulent.. sensual.

Mar 30th, 2017
M. Christopher Roebuck

After a 1 hr decant, the nose on this was initially all terrestrial. Mulch mainly. On the palate the attack carries forward the bouquet but rapidly gives way to a spearmint that hits the back corners of the tongue. I'm not sure how to react. Depending on the pairing this could be great or mediocre. The finish is a some-sugar peaches or mango flavor, with very mild tannins.

UPDATE: I have to demote this. I'll keep it 91 for its complexity--I was even getting some floral notes on the last glass. But the residual sweetness/spearmint just didn't work for me.

91 points

After a 1 hr decant, the nose on this was initially all terrestrial. Mulch mainly. On the palate the attack carries forward the bouquet but rapidly gives way to a spearmint that hits the back corners of the tongue. I'm not sure how to react. Depending on the pairing this could be great or mediocre. The finish is a some-sugar peaches or mango flavor, with very mild tannins.

UPDATE: I have to demote this. I'll keep it 91 for its complexity--I was even getting some floral notes on the last glass. But the residual sweetness/spearmint just didn't work for me.

91 points

Mar 11th, 2017
Steve Soud

Fantastic and drinking beautifully at a relatively young age.

Fantastic and drinking beautifully at a relatively young age.

Dec 31st, 2016