Masi Costasera Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2018 (750 ml)

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Tasting Notes and Description

Tasting Notes For Masi Costasera Amarone Classico 2018

This deep ruby-red wine has powerful, complex aromas of dried plums and balsamic (anise, fennel, mint) traces. Quite dry (not sweet) on the palate, soft and with bright acidity, the wine shows flavors of baked cherry, chocolate and cinnamon. Structured but noble, delicate tannins precede a long finish.

Critic Ratings

James Suckling Review - Rated 93:
The flagship: 70% corvina, 25% rondinella and a smidgeon of the oft-forgotten molinara for welcome freshness. Only south-west facing hillside fruit is used for the Amarones here, promoting a longer and slower appassimento process. Often the grapes are still on the vine come November, with extended appassimento on traditional bamboo racks. The formidable level of dry extract is consummate across a spread of bitter cherry, amaro bitters and dried herbs, strewn across the long, impressive finish. I like this. A wine for drinking rather than for the mantle. A very good opening act.

Winery Masi
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Year 2018
Grape Varietal Red Blend
Size 750 ML
ABV 15%
Wine Style Red Wine

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