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149 Ratings
Zenato Amarone della Valpolicella Classico
$57.49 USD
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Zenato

Style

Red

Region

VenetoItaly

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Rich and plush-textured with luscious blackberry, dried fruit and chocolate flavours. Demands a hearty meal like barbecued back ribs, rack of lamb or steak.

Winemaker's Notes

This is a dark, rich wine with deep, smokey, plum and chocolate fruit aromas. The wine is very rich in fruit and very long on the palate. One of the most exciting wines on the market. Recommended w...

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    "I had tasted two Amarones from Zenato. Both were outstanding, but I had a slight preference for the 1998 Amarone over the more expensive 1997 Amarone Riserva Sergio Zenato. The former had more fruit. Aged three months in stainless steel and nearly 30 months in a combination of small barrels and larger foudres, it was reminiscent of a French southern Rhone. Dense ruby/purple-colored with a big, spicy, peppery nose revealing hints of truffles, dried black cherries, and melted asphalt, this ful...