Corvina & Veneto Reds

Amarone from Valpolicella is produced by blending Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, and Molinara. The grapes are picked late to ensure a high level of ripeness and then dried in order to concentrate the flavours during pressing - this technique is called appassimento. It takes about twice as many grapes to make Amarone and the lengthy fermentation time is often longer than 45 days. Amarone is then aged in oak for a minimum of two years. This produces a wine that is rich, full-bodied, with flavours of blackberries, dark fruit, and chocolate. Pair with BBQ ribs, rack of lamb, or steak.

Masi 2018 Frescaripa Bardolino Classico 750ml


Grape varieties: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara    Look: medium density cherry red. Nose: cherries, plums and hints of pepper. Palate: delightful and refreshing with good supporting acidity. Cherries and blackcurrants.   Food pairing...

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Masi 2013 Costasera Amarone Della Valpolicella 1.5L


"The 2009 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Costasera is a delicious wine to drink over the next few years. Soft red berries, flowers and sweet spices inform a juicy, open Amarone with good near-term appeal. This is a solid introductory-level Amarone."...

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Onepio 2015 Valpolicella Ripasso DOC 750ml


 Its colour is ruby-red with grainy shades, the bouquet is intense and significant with a cloves touch. The tannin is soft, captivating and fully evolved. Excellent with cold cut, fresh and mature cheeses. Perfect with red meat and game...

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Onepio 2011 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 750ml


Grown on three hectares of red and dark brown calcareous and clay soils in Valpolicella Classica, this Amarone is comprised of 80% Corvina and 20$ Rondinella grapes. Aged for 60 months in French oak barrels and 12 months in tanks. On the nose, complex...

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Domini Veneti 2015 Amarone Della Valpolicella 750ml


A very rich and complex Amarone that is remarkably fresh and has no hint of caramel. On the palate a lot of power, but this stands on a solid base of tannins and the fresh acidity lifts the full body. Long, bitter-chocolate finish. Score: 94...

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Masi 1997 Costasera Amarone 750ml


Immediately impressive, with an ultraripe nose of blackcurrants, nuts and blueberries. The flavors follow suit, giving the palate a dense black plum and cocoa coating. Fat and plush, with very broad, well-structured tannins, this is tempting now, and...

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