2011 Zenato Sergio Zenato Amarone Riserva, Amarone (750ml)

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# ITZEAM11BE
Country: Italy
Region: Veneto
Sub-Region: Amarone
Grape Varietal: Corvina
Review Score: 93WS, 93JS, 91WA
Alcohol By Volume: 16.5%

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This is rich and full-bodied yet elegant overall, showing supple tannins layered with a sleek, finely knit mix of baked black currant, fig cake, dried thyme and coffee liqueur flavors. A streak of fragrant, smoky mineral drives the finish. Drink now through 2026. 1,500 cases made.

93 points, Alison Napjus, Wine Spectator (2017)

Plenty of dried fruit and spice aromas with some chocolate, too. Full body, powerful and rich. This is big and intense for those who love this style. Drink or hold.

93 points, James Suckling (Oct 2017)

This is the Zenato family's top-shelf red wine. The 2011 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva Sergio Zenato offers a huge aromatic presentation and a slow, syrupy appearance with viscous glycerine that spreads evenly over the surface of the glass. The concentration is so big and overdone, you taste the bitterness and the ripeness of the grape skins. This is the proverbial too-much-of-a-good-thing wine at a whopping 16.5% alcohol. It's hard to know what to pair it with, if not aged Stilton cheese. There is a subtle touch of sweetness on the close.

91 points, Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (Issue # Interim - May 2017)