Tommasi Amarone Classico 2018
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Tommasi Amarone Classico 2018, masterfully crafted by winemaker Giancarlo Tommasi, offers a profound tasting experience that epitomizes the essence of Amarone.
This wine pours forth with a very intense ruby-red hue, hinting at the rich and complex journey that awaits. The aroma is an enticing medley of steeped cherry and fig cake, with delicate accents of dried thyme, pomegranate, and a subtle underpinning of espresso.
Upon the first sip, the palate is enveloped in a creamy texture, adorned by lightly firm tannins and precisely balanced acidity that heighten and prolong the flavors. What truly elevates this Amarone is its remarkable tannic texture, which gracefully subsides into a spiced finish of exceptional endurance.
James Suckling’s 94-point acclaim speaks volumes about this wine’s exceptional quality. The nose, a fusion of savory berries, dried blackberries, hints of oranges, dark chocolate, and earthy nuances, sets the stage for a full-bodied and finely-grained palate. The wine’s tight structure, impeccable balance, and aging potential are evident. While it’s indeed drinkable now, the promise of even greater splendor beckons for those who have the patience to allow it to evolve. Consider opening a bottle in 2024 or beyond to fully appreciate this textbook Amarone’s freshness, savoriness, and concentration. Tommasi Amarone Classico 2018 is a wine that captures the heart of Amarone lovers and collectors alike.
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Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, a renowned wine region with a rich history, is nestled in the heart of the Valpolicella area in the Veneto region of north-eastern Italy. This prestigious wine-producing region has a heritage dating back centuries.
The history of Amarone della Valpolicella can be traced to the ancient winemaking traditions of the Valpolicella region. The appassimento technique, a key element in crafting Amarone wines, involves the partial drying of grapes before fermentation. This method has been perfected over generations, resulting in the unique and intense flavors... Read More