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Aldegheri 'Dindarella' Valpolicella, Veneto Italy
90 Points

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Region: Veneto Valpolicella
Vintage: 2013
BC Private Wine Stores: $50.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -149201
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WineScores' Review

Rustic, traditional, unique.
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.
Dindarella is a lesser-known Veronese variety of the region with characteristics closer to Rondinella than Corvina and Corvinone.
Aldegheri presents this rare 100% varietal, which has strong rustic tones; small red berries and sour cherry, brown spice and tobacco aromas lead to a juicy palate. While silky, it also has a wild child character, forest fruit, botanical, cocoa, and bitter coffee ground flavours trail on the finish. A unique experience, and a wine that will welcome a slight chill.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , White Meat Chicken/Pork, Italian Food, Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-08-20 14:58:30.0


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