94 Points - James Suckling
The classic par excellence of the Tommasi family. Elegance and structure, softness and complexity make it a unique wine.
Corvina 50%, Corvinone 30%, Rondinella 15%, Oseleta 5% From the prestigious Cru La Groletta e Conca d'Oro, in the hilly area of Classic Valpolicella Manual harvest and selection of grapes, with subsequent drying about 3 months in a well-ventilated loft Fermentation in steel for 25 days. at a temperature of 25/30 ° 3 years of aging in barrels 35 hl and 65 hl Slavonian oak.
Made in the apassimento style of drying the grapes on mats before fermentation to concentrate flavour and body, this Amarone is a classic with crushed violets, cherry liqueur and smoky on the nose. Full-bodied with concentrate flavours of juicy blackberries, spiced plum, underbrush, mocha and baking spice flavours on the palate. Finishes long and luxurious. Pair with mature cheeses or dark chocolate.