Currently 3/5 Stars.
Sorry so sorrty . . . such a disappointment full of vanilla over sweet and sickly the epitome of a new word whine, could be chilean, argentinian or australian they have all come from the same batch of wine cordial, tis unfortunate that a whole generation has been brought up on fast (food) wine in for mega profit great if you like that whine juice flavour but it really shouldn’t be more than 1.99 a sachet, Hey if it came in a powder, would it be cheaper, must speak to kool-aid U.S. of A !
Not sure if the previous review is for the same wine I had – but the 2008 vintage is superb.
Amarone is traditionally sweet due to using partially dried grapes. I’ve tried a few of these sub £20 Amarone and nothing comes close to this – many modern styles have a very small percentage of dried grapes so lack the intensity of the more traditional ripasso wines from the area.
Beautiful rich cherry like sweetness with a good balance of oak and tannins.
Ideal just as wine to sip in front of a fire – pretend it’s a less ott version of port.
Does need decanting due to the high alcohol and really lasts for weeks if you keep it airtight in the fridge.
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