2011 Corte Guala Amarone

SKU #1249614

Corvina 70%, Molinara 5%, Rondinella 25%. After harvest, the grapes were loaded onto special racks where they were allowed to dry at room temperature in a ventilated room for three months. This process reduced the original weight of the grapes via dehydration, in turn concentrating the flavors. After pressing and fermentation, the wine spent two years in barrique before being bottled and allowed to age a further year before release.

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Staff Image By: Greg St. Clair | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/15/2016 | Send Email
I love the classic nose of this Amarone, it's full of bright, wild cherry and plum fruit. On the palate those wild cherry and plum characteristics are backed up with some spice and earthy intrigue. The finish is great, I'm not a fan of clumsy, overly dried and too sweet Amarone, this wine is very full but exceptionally well balanced. Have it with your favorite lasagna or a big hunk of Parmigiano Reggiano!
Drink from 2016 to 2023

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