1996 Allegrini - Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 750ml

Italy - Veneto/ Red / Corvina Blend   |     Watch

WA 95   WS 90   Collector 91
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Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Advocate | Rating: 95

Very impressive, an unquestionably fine dry red. The outstanding, dark purple-colored 1996 Amarone offers a knock-out nose of wood charcoal intermixed with black truffles, melted asphalt, blackberries, and roast beef. Amazingly rich and full-bodied, but not heavy, this chewy, thick, exceptionally pure, harmonious offering should drink well for 10-15+ years. Its low acidity and gorgeously ripe fruit provide immediate accessibility.

Drink Dates: 2000-2015
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 130

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Wine Spectator | Rating: 90

Beautifully crafted, with ripe plum, berry and light coffee aromas. Medium- to full-bodied, with well-integrated tannins and a long finish. Drink now. 11,000 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2001+
Author: James Suckling
Issue: Web

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Collector Reviews For This Wine


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Author: Gregg F
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 01/10/2009
Huge. Worked well with a Montecristo #2.

Rating: 93
Author: ebgreenb
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 04/25/2009
Drink Dates: 2000-2013
This is the fifth bottle of a lot of 6 bottles that we have been drinking since 1999. This just has been getting better each time and I'll probably wait 3-4 more years before opening the last one. It's well-integrated now with the raisiny flavor of Amarone clearly there, but no longer dominating all the rest of the palate.

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Rating: 90
Author: Martin Wong
Trust Rating: 81
Tasted On: 03/18/2013

Rating: 90
Author: Conrad K
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 02/07/2009
Drink Dates: 2000-2012
Deep rich cherrie son the nose and plenty of alcohol. The wine is beginning to show some age around the edges. Still drinking nicely with gripping tannins and spices on the palate. Drink now.

Average rating: 93, based on 6 reviews
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566 bottles owned by 195 collectors.

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