2008 Allegrini Palazzo della Torre Veronese
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372 Ratings
2008 Allegrini Palazzo della Torre Veronese

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) Deep ruby red in color, this wine is brimming with notes of dark, dried cherries, blackberries and hints of dates and mocha

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    "This sleek, polished red offers juicy blackberry and black fruit flavors, backed by refined tannins and well-integrated acidity. Hard to stop sipping. Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Sangiovese. Drink now through 2020." Wine Spectator, 90 Points - #60 on Top 100 of 2011 This blend of 70% Corvina Veronese, 25% Rondinella and 5% Sangiovese is a smooth, fullbodied cru made in an innovative ripasso style. After the harvest, the grapes from the Palazzo della Torre vineyard follow two different paths: 70% of the grapes picked are vinified immediately, the remaining 30% are left to dry until the end of December. They are then vinified and refermented with the wine from the fresh grapes. Palazzo della Torre has a particular structure and aromatic qualities, combined with an elegant and harmonious personality. A complex wine with pleasant raisined nuances and a lengthy, lingering finish. This wine has an aging potential of 8-10 years.

    6 months
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    This wine was ranked #60 on the 2011 Wine Spectator Top 100. This sleek, polished red offers juicy blackberry and black fruit flavors, backed by refined tannins and well-integrated acidity. Hard to stop sipping. Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Sangiovese. Drink now through 2020. Score - 90/Top 100. (Alison Napjus, winespectator.com, Oct. 31, 2011)

    6 months
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    90 points. #60 in top 2011 wines This sleek, polished red offers juicy blackberry and black fruit flavors, backed by refined tannins and well-integrated acidity. Hard to stop sipping. Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Sangiovese. Drink now through 2020. 26,000 cases imported. –AN

    6 months
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    03/29/2012: very red and fruity, round and silky on the tongue. Obviously too young right now. curious to see how it will mature.

    6 months
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    strawberry, prune notes, fruity, low tannin high acidity, medium bodied, smooth, good for tomato based pizza and pasta

    6 months
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    while not our favorite type of wine it was good for an Italian.

    over 2 years
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    over 2 years
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    transparent, pepper, rhubarb, roots

    6 months
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    drank at mafiaoza's in B'ham with Jen Lacy

    6 months
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    Very nice with franks italian dinner

    3 months
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    Balanced minerally forest floor

    3 months
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    Notes of raisin and cherry

    over 3 years
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    Gift from Bruce Baker.

    3 months
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    good overall bold

    6 months
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    very nice wine

    about 3 years
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    raisin upfront

    over 1 year
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    smooth

    6 months
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  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 11/01/2013
  • Wine Buyer
    (From 2006 Vintage) Dense and deep ruby red in color, Palazzo della Torre is loaded with luscious aromas of currant, blackberry and licorice.