Brigaldara Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2009

Amarone Amarone
Veneto, Italy

$54.95 (300012)

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April 12, 2014

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Crafted in a traditional style, Brigaldara's 2009 Amarone delivers a significant dose of complex dried fruit, nuts,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a maturing very ripe amarone with some painty/acetone character in and around the cooked cherries, chocolate...

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Purple Moose
Purple Moose

Excellent complexity on the nose. However, there is an under-ripe, green note that dominates on the palate, and a noticeable lack of the textural smoothness and plummy, figgy character that I associate with amarones. The decidedly firm, green tannins may lose their edge with cellaring, but I wouldn't count on this becoming great.

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