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Medium garnet colour. Developing dried and jammy black and blue fruit nose, with cedar. The palate is medium weight with stuctured acid and fine tannins. A bit hot. Cherries, plum and smoke. This is a lighter version of Amarone. Feb 2011.
This Amarone was a mess. Already starting to brick on the rim it's "evolving" fast. I don't know if i tasted an off bottle (I doubt it) but this had a really odd, volatile nose (cabbage stewed in nail polish?) and a palate to match. This was somehow both over-ripe and under-concentrated. Too much alcohol and not enough flavour to balance it.
Overall: just weird.
In it's defense, the bottle I tasted had been open for a day (though properly re-corked). Still, a respectable Amarone should still taste great the next day even if left open on the kitchen counter.
Drinkable, but why bother?
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