(2003 Vintage) The slopes facing the sunset are the best ones in Valpolicella Classica forproducing high-quality Amarone. Here, where the day is longer, the vinesthat face Lake Garda benefit from the reflection of its light and from its mildclimate. Amarone is a unique wine due to its origin, ancient grape varietiesand production method (vinification of grapes that have been semi-dried for3-4 months on bamboo racks).Grape varieties: 70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella, 5% MolinaraDeep ruby red color with mahog...
Wine & Spirits(2007 Vintage) The entry-level 2005 Amarone Classico della Valpolicella Costasera is made in a fairly straightforward, fresh style, with perfumed bright red fruit supported by silky tannins. This harmonious red offers excellent depth and lovely balance. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2015. Masi is one of Veneto-s most historic houses. I was pleasantly surprised by this string set of wines, which far outpaces last year-s offerings.