94 Points - James Suckling

The classic par excellence of the Tommasi family. Elegance and structure, softness and complexity make it a unique wine.

We challenge preconceptions with our Amarone Classico, a bottle that you can open and enjoy at the table without feeling overwhelmed. Elegance, roundness but never cloying: these are the traits of our flagship 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.

(TOI33335)

Country:

Italy

Region:

Valpolicella

Variety:

Corvina 50%, Corvinone 30%, Rondinella 15%, Oseleta 5%

Style:

Medium bodied reds

Closure:

Cork

ABV

15%

Bottle size:

750ml

Fruit:

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Body:

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Tannin:

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Acidity:

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Food Match:

Strong cheeses and Casserole

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