2011 Bussola Amarone ClassicoBlend from Italy
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- 95 Ian Dagata - Vinous Media
95 Ian Dagata - Vinous Media
Very deep ruby, almost inky in color. Multidimensional nose combines red cherry, raspberry syrup, gunflint, cinnamon, flowers and oak spices. Thick but magically light on its feet, with penetrating red fruit and very strong chocolaty flavors nicely framed by harmonious acidity. The sweet and ultra smooth finish saturates the palate with red fruits, chocolate and sweet spices. Sports a highish 17% alcohol by volume but you can hardly tell, a real neat trick for such a luscious, concentrated wine. Almost like drinking liquid chocolate with alcohol. Outstanding Amarone that will likely turn out to be one of the top three wines of the vintage.
95 - Ian Dagata - Vinous Media
|Taste||chocolate, mocha, fig, earth, raisin, cranberry and plum|
|Nose||chocolate, mocha, fig, earth, raisin, cranberry and plum|