1999 Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico

SKU #1009979 93 points Wine Spectator

 A modern style, with densely packed plum and berry on the nose, with light licorice and eucalyptus notes. Full-bodied and tight, with a core of crushed black fruit, firm tannins and a long, long minerally finish. Very closed now, but should be fantastic after a year or two. (JS)  (9/2004)

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 1999 Amarone is reminiscent of the 2001 and the 2004 even if it doesn’t quite have the same depth of those vintages. Fresh, perfumed aromatics are layered nicely with bright red fruits in this relatively delicate, high-toned Amarone. (AG)  (5/2010)

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