Amarone della Valpolicella
Dec 2001 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Amarone della Valpolicella has experienced an authentic renaissance in the last seven to eight years. By far the most prestigious of the wines of the Veneto, it is fêted as one of the super stars of contemporary Italian wine, and considered along with Barolo and Brunello di Montalcino as one of the country's three greatest reds. Not all that long ago, in the mid 1980s and early 1990s, Amarone was looked upon as a kind of oenological anachronism, an expression of the local traditions of the Venet...
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