Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice...😉
Bertani Recioto della Valpolicella Amarone Classico Superiore, 1980
Blend of Rondinella, Corvina & Molinara ... 15% ABV
Bottled February 1991 ...
Bertani was founded in 1857 by brothers Giovan & Gaetano Bertani
Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG, usually called simply Amarone, was awarded its prestigious DOCG appellation status in 2009...
Despite the changes in hand the formula remains the same - 150 days of drying, 7 years of cask plus a year of bottle after robust maceration ...
First vintage 1958 was officially presented as Reciotto da Amarone ...
This particular vintage was a subject of long discussions on Vivino ... regarding its style ... and thank you Sly for bringing this bottle to me ...
Rating ... mine 95 .... ~$250.00 ...
Coravin access- 11/12/18 ...
Intense garnet color w/long legs
Bursting with life this 38 years old beauty has a huge delicious aromas of rasins, dried figs, dates, warm chocolate ganache, molasses, sherry/port nuances, caramel, balsamic spices, tobacco & black tea leaves
Flavors of dates, prunes, dried figs, mocha, crushed walnuts & earthy undertones
Velvety tannins in perfect balance w/acidity & alcohol
Gloriously elegant & graceful w/silky smooth texture & wonderful layers of complexity ...
#winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #instawine #winestagram #wineporn #wineoclock #winelife #winenight #winetasting #winetime #nightcap #vivino #coravin #bertani #bertaniamarone