2001 Allegrini Amarone
Deep purple in color with a bouquet full of dried fruit. Rich and full bodied, intense and elegant. Velvety smooth. Amarone is an extremely important wine in Italian viticulture as it is unique to the...
International Wine CellarRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 125, March/April 2006 ($75) Deep, dark ruby-black color. Port-like aromas of chocolate and cherries macerated in alcohol, with complicating notes of plum, black pepper and game. Rich and suave in the mouth; fat, sweet and fruit-driven, with a touch of cedary oak adding interest to the flavors of smoky plum and blackcurrant. Ultimately, though, the wine's strong tannins detract somewhat from its pleasure factor...
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/06
Wine & SpiritsRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'r93 p, 2010-2015