Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC 2009 Italy Rated 94JS NPC04567
James Suckling AssessmentRated 94Beautiful aromas of blueberries, minerals and dried flowers. Medium to complete physique with tremendous built-in tannins and a perfected tannic construction. It’s perfected and really fairly.Wine Advocate AssessmentRated 93The 2009 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico is a lovely, “worldwide” rendition that exhibits the smooth and supple facet of Amarone with a great deal of mature fruit sweetness. You do not discover the thorny notes of oxidation you typically get with Amarone. This expression opens with an inky, impenetrable turn up and exhibits lingering notes of unique spice, smoked bacon, grilled herb and blackberry preserves. Drink 2015-2025.Wine Enthusiast AssessmentRated 92This typical Amarone has a layered bouquet, with notes of prune, plum, nutmeg and clove, together with bell pepper notes. The palate delivers mature blackberry and plum flavors, with hints of black pepper and chocolate. While that is very structured, restraint and freshness add class.Wine Spectator AssessmentRated 92Harmonious, with thoroughness to the layers of ferrous mineral, pure black cherry, anise, fragrant tea leaf and herb notes, displaying a way of general finesse to the body of fine-grained tannins and flippantly juicy acidity. Drink now by 2028.Wine Tasting NotesA well-structured, intricate, elegant, and velvety wine, with intense ruby purple coloration. It has a heat and spicy bouquet, with aromas of raisins. This wine is historically consumed with recreation, roasted and grilled meats, casseroles, and nicely matured cheeses. Excellent with hearty dishes and completely suited to ingesting with Asian and Middle-Eastern dishes. This wine can age for 20 years.