Allegrini, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, 2017
Region: Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy
Bottle size: 75cl
Grape: 45% Corvina , 45% Corvinone, 5% Oseleta, 5% Rondinella
A classic of the appellation with both tradition and a sense of place. With intense aromas of ripe, dark fruit and spice, it has an imposing structure and depth, superb balance with refined tannins and a long, spiced finish.
The Allegrini family estate covers 120 hectares of vineyard in the heart of the Valpolicella Classico area. The family has been growing grapes here for six generations, but the estate in its current form was founded by Giovanni Allegrini. When he passed away in 1983, it passed to his three children, who ran it together until Walter's death in July 2003. Franco now looks after the vineyards and is the winemaker, and Marilisa is director of marketing.