Amore, no Amarone

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Brand NameRecchia
Wine NameCa' Bertoldi
Vintage (Year)2005
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCorvina Veronese, Molinara, Rondinella
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
Alcohol %15%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$20 - $30
Site Rating10 (on a scale of 1-10)

So yeah, I have a thing for big wines, especially Amarone, Bordeaux style blends, a few meritages and anything that makes you really appreciate living.  This wine is one of those and I hope to visit the winery this year.

Moderatelty priced, this wine is a true value as you normally don't find great Amarones for less than fifty dollars a bottle.  It is very fruit forward, filled with the unctuous taste of dark plums and black currants.  It is so powerful, you can get high from the aroma itself.   This wine is a raven haired vixen, voluptuous and buxom.  It is Vesta in a bottle.


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