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Aldegheri Amarone della Valpolicella, Veneto Italy
93 Points

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Region: Veneto Valpolicella
Vintage: 2012
BC Private Wine Stores: $65.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -149190
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WineScores' Review

Opulent, traditional, fresh.
Family owned since 1956, Cantine Aldegheri is 50 hectares of vineyards, and a winery located in Sant' Ambrogio di Valpolicella.
Using mainly the indigenous local varieties Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara, they also have plantings of Dindarella, Cabernet, Merlot, Garganega and Pinot.
Cherry and balsamic aromas are woven with opulent chocolate liqueur spice and faint herbal undertones. Dried fruits, espresso, chocolate savoury spice and herbal flavours mimic the nose. It has a port-like concentration but plenty of acidity to maintain freshness. Lengthy and potent, it's a gorgeous wine.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Chocolate, Barbeque, Cellar Keepers, Italian Food

©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-09-03 14:58:30.0


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