Tommasi Il Sestante Amarone Classico 2008

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Amarone Amarone
Veneto, Italy

$39.95 (267112)

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89 pts
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Critic Reviews (9)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Amarone strikes me as being more religious than secular, with its own unique sort of worshipping congregation. Its...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is an impressive, rich, suave amarone with a cool, refined nose of perfectly ripened black cherry, with...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Still quite youthful and unresolved on the nose, with a dispersed mix of fresh and dried red and black berry fruit,...

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Brad Royale
Brad Royale

The nose delivers raw meat, clove, brown rope and chocolate syrup. The palate is very ripe with lots of power. The...

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Evan Saviolidis
Evan Saviolidis

This textbook example of old school Amarone is a real beauty! Prunes, raisins, potpourri, graphite, cedar and cocoa...

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Craig Pinhey
Craig Pinhey

Dry cherry, raspberry and some old world ‘funk’. Full bodied and spicy, with a big tannic grip. Fairly typical Amarone.

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

Fantastic herbal and cured meat aromas in this Amarone Classico conjure up images of herb crusted lamb. Fresh and...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Chocolate, nut, leather, prune, coconut and some savoury burlap notes on the nose. The palate is interesting with...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

An powerful Amarone with the 15% alcohol well balanced by vibrant acidity. The nose shows prune and blackberry fruit...

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Community Reviews (2)

Randy Schuyler
Randy Schuyler

Nice nose of blackberry with earthy notes. Full bodied with long finish. Decanted for 1/2 hour before serving and shared with a couple people who are now Amarone fans after the experience. Enjoyed Oct 2013.

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Steve Koczekan
Steve Koczekan

Dark red with slight brownish rim, intense bouquet of plums, raisins; jammy, big, bold taste, almost overpowering, tannins, long finish;

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