2018 Zenato Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG Italian Red Wine

The jewel of Zenato’s production, this wine is made from a selection of top grapes from Valpolicella Classica grown in Sant’Ambrogio township (Corvina, Rondinella, Oseleta, and Croatina). The grapes are dried for 4 months and crushing is not carried out until January. Slow fermentation with skin contact follows and then the wine is aged for 36 months in large-format Slavonian casks. It is then aged in bottle before being released This is a majestic wine, intense, and ethereal, with notes of bay leaf and distillate-cured cherries, it has an impressive balance between all its components makes it ideal for long-term aging. Awards: Mundus Vini 2019 Gold medal Decanter 2019 90 points International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019 90 points / Silver medal James Suckling 2019 94 points Sommelier Wine Awards 2019 Gold medal Sommelier Wine Awards 2019 Critic's Choice Trophy Vinibuoni d'Italia Golden Star Vinibuoni d'Italia Corona del pubblico The Wine Hunter Award Wine Spectator 90 points Bibenda 5 grappoli Selections Mondiales Des Vins Silver Medal Decanter 2020 91 points

Producer: Zenato

Vintage: 2018

Appellation: Amarone della Valpolicella Classico

Designation: DOCG

Varietal: Corvina, Rondinella, Oseleta, and Croatina

Colour: Red

Region: Veneto

Province: Verona

Volume (mL): 750

Carton Quantity: 6 Bottles

$129.00 WAS $158.00