Le Salette Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Fumane 2013

$58.95

SKU 882

750ml

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Very deep ruby. Spiced strawberry, violet and peony aromas are complicated by hints of candied violet and cinnamon. Then juicy, bright and dense with sneaky concentration and density to the very suave red cherry and sweet spice flavors. Finishes very long, and remarkably light and lively on the palate, with wonderful acid-sugar-tannin balance. Marvelous Amarone that is more about grace than power, though it’s certainly no shrinking violet. I love its easy to drink quality. 

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Appellation Valpolicella
Brand Le Salette
  • we91

Wine EnthusiastCassis, blue flower, baking spice, grilled herb and a whiff of new leather lead the nose. The chewy palate offers dried black cherry, mature plum, chewing tobacco and nutmeg alongside fine-grained tannins. Despite its solid structure, it also has elegance and freshness.

Kerin O'Keefe