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Castellani Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Cinque Stelle 2005


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After harvest, the grapes are air-dried for 4 months and then crushed. The resulting wine is aged in large oak barrels and French barriques for 3 years. Concentrated and aromatic: hints of chocolate, truffles, black cherries and plums. Accompaniment: Red meat, game and aged cheese.
Category Red Wine
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Appellation Amarone della Valpolicella
Brand Castellani
  • ws96

Wine SpectatorDense, with concentrated, balanced aromas of prune, date and polished oak. Full and compact, delivering layers of ripe fruit and fine, soft tannins that give a light pull on the long, long finish. A super Amarone, with elegance and length. Like cashmere. Drink now through 2012. 1,200 cases made.

Jo Cooke, February 28, 2009

Please Note: The Vineyard is not responsible for wine that arrives damaged due to heat or cold.