Bertani Amarone della Valpolicella 2009 750ml - Carlo Russo Wine & Spirit World
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Bertani Amarone della Valpolicella 2009 750ml
SKU: 51292

Bertani Amarone della Valpolicella 2009

  • js95
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750ml
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Category Red Wine
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Region Italy, Veneto, Amarone della Valpolicella
Brand Bertani
Alcohol/vol 15.4%
This wine has an intense and approachable fruity expression, freshened by notes of medicinal herbs and dried flowers. The palate is seemingly never-ending and full, both savory and succulent. Soft tannins, chewy on long finish, great balance with acidity, this has a very nice mouthfeel that ends on an oaky character note. It pairs well with red meat, game, mature cheeses, but it is also perfect as a meditation wine at the end of a meal.
James Suckling
  • js95

A really beautiful Amarone that shows fresh, glazed cherries, red licorice, dried nutmeg, caramelized orange peel, dried rose petals, hot stones and red-plum essence. Medium to full body, really tight and compact tannins, pinpoint acidity and a long, spicy finish. So dry, linear and well defined. Drink now or hold.

Decanter
  • d94

Bottled in January 2017 and released to the market during the upcoming April edition of Vinitaly, 2009 was a warm, dry vintage just as in Bordeaux, yet favored here by a drastic range of diurnal and nocturnal temperatures. The wine is full of youth apparent by the color and almost estery on the nose, with a bright cherry aroma accentuated by notes of bay leaf and a peppery finish. The acidity is still quite racy undermining firm, ripe tannins while balancing high alcohol (15,5%). Bottle ageing will help to give way to the beloved, restrained Bertani style. Drinking Window 2020 - 2040

Wine Enthusiast
  • we92

This opens with quintessential Amarone aromas of baked plum, dark spice, underbrush, leather and pipe tobacco. The full-bodied palate offers dried cherry, prune, toasted hazelnut, star anise and clove set against fine-grained tannins. Drink through 2024.

March 1, 2019
Wine Spectator
  • ws91

An elegant red, medium- to full-bodied and mineral-driven, offering hints of tar-tinged smoke and cured tobacco as a savory foil for the wild cherry and singed orange-peel flavors. Fresh and well-knit, with fine-grained tannins emerging on the lightly spiced finish. Drink now through 2029. 6,500 cases made, 3,600 cases imported.

November 15, 2020

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