2004 Tommaso Bussola "Vigneto Alto TB" Amarone della Valpolicella Classico

SKU #1045079

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "...a stunning wine of profound dimensions. It reveals surreal detail in its well-delineated ripe dark fruit, licorice, smoke and tar. Though medium in body, this Amarone possesses awesome balance and polish. I found it awfully hard to put my glass down. It is extremely rare to encounter an Amarone that balances depth with clarity to this degree of profoundness. Needless to say, this wine is not to be missed. The Vigneto Alto spent 30 months in 500-liter French oak barrels, 100% new. It is one of the breathtaking Amarones I have ever tasted. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2019." (10/08) 93 points Wine Spectator: "This well-structured Amarone displays aromas and flavors of sweet currant, mineral and vanilla. Full-bodied, with fine yet sturdy tannins, coated with lots of sweet fruit. A little off-dry. Takes on a bitter orange peel tinge on the finish. Best after 2009. 300 cases made." (Web only, 2009)

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