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2008 Luigi Righetti Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG, Veneto, Italy

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Average: $55   From: $42   To: $69

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Score: 87.
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Grape Variety: Valpolicella Blend

The Valpolicella Blend is based on three indigenous red-wine grape varieties grown in the Veneto region in Italy’s northeast. Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara are the trio primarily involved in the blend, though it could easily be argued that the production methods are equally as important. The Valpolicella DOC also allows for up to 15% of other red-wine varieties grown in the province of Verona, including Rossignola, < ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Amarone della Valpolicella Classico wine region

    Amarone della Valpolicella Classico wines are rich, red amarone wines from the traditional classico viticultural zone of Valpolicella in Veneto, north-eastern Italy.

    One of Veneto's most famous and prestigious wines, Amarone della Valpolicella has played a vital part in boosting the region's status in the wine world. Those examples from the classico vineyards around Fumane, Marano, Negar and Sant'Ambroglio are considered the finest, and rank among the top wines in Italy.

    For further information on amarone wines and their production process, see Amarone della Valpolicella.

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  • Amarone della Valpolicella wine region

    Amarone della Valpolicella is an intensely flavored dry red wine made from dried (passito) grapes. It is made in the Veneto region of north-eastern Italy, and is arguably the region's most prestigious red wine.

    The amarone style developed as Veneto's winemakers searched for a way to increase the body, complexity and alcohol content of their wines. As demonstrated by modern ... more

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