2010 Zenato "Sergio Zenato Riserva" Amarone della Valpolicella Classico (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1283634 96 points James Suckling

 Wonderful aromas of dried flowers such as roses combine with dark and dried fruits. Extremely aromatic. Full body, round and velvety tannins and an intense and juicy finish. Love the play of lightly austere tannins and juicy fruit. Drink or hold.  (11/2016)

93 points Wine Spectator

 Tarry smoke and grilled herb notes herald this dense, full-bodied red, along with details of ground coffee, blackberry pâte de fruit, dark chocolate shavings and ground pink peppercorn. Long and supple, with a lasting, rich and creamy finish. Drink now through 2026. (AN)  (10/2016)

91 points Wine Enthusiast

 Underbrush, stewed prune, grilled herb and cedar aromas take center stage on this big bold wine. The densely packed syrupy palate offers blackberry, raisin, black cherry steeped in spirits and chewing tobacco alongside chewy tannins. (KO)  (1/2017)

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Varietal:

Other Red Wines

Country:

Italy

- Once named Enotria for its abundant vineyards, Italy (thanks to the ancient Greeks and Romans) has had an enormous impact on the wine world. From the shores of Italy, the Romans brought grapes and their winemaking techniques to North Africa, Spain and Portugal, Germany, France, the Danube Valley, the Middle East and even England. Modern Italy, which didn't actually exist as a country until the 1870s, once produced mainly simple, everyday wine. It wasn't until the 1970s that Italy began the change toward quality. The 1980s showed incredible efforts and a lot of experimentation. The 1990s marked the real jump in consistent quality, including excellence in many Region that had been indistinct for ages. The entire Italian peninsula is seeing a winemaking revolution and is now one of the most exciting wine Region in the world. For our entire Italian wine selection, click here. Click for a list of bestselling items from all of Italy.
Sub-Region:

Veneto

Alcohol Content (%): 17