An exploration of wine

812. Allegrini, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, 2009

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Book 5 Wine 812

£35 / 37.5cl; 15.5%

Turned out that this exact wine was on 2014 final exams… Deep, but not black garnet, with a medium rim. Pronounced, jammy cherry fruit and smoky espresso. Cinnamon toast. Some ‘freshly dried’ fig-like notes. Liquorice touches. Fresh leather and more espresso. Complex. Round and full. Sweet black cherry fruit, with a bitter twist. Toasty, spicy oak. Tannic grip comes through the finish.

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