Elegant, fresh and sincere. Reminiscent of citrus fruit: lemons, grapefruit, green mandarins and limes. The aroma then gathers into almost palpable hints of apples; clear at first but with surprising varietal notes that give the... Read More
Ripe and intense nose with some white almond to the cantaloupe and chamomile. A hint of honey, too. Quite ripe and intense, yet broad and textured, with a nice, grippy feel at the end. Generous and flavorful, yet refined. Quite... Read More
The 2013 Amarone della Valpolicella Monte Lodoletta is my favorite wine in the retrospective, along with the amazing 2011, 2009 and 1996 vintages. This wine was released at the beginning of this year, and because Dal Forno skipped... Read More
Mature, intense color. Profound, precise nose intermixing red fruits, prune and freshly-cut hay. Delicious palate that is rich and full yet velvety and flows into an amazingly perfumed menthol-infused freshness.
100% Glera harvested in the province of Vicenza in the Veneto region on norhtern Italy. Appealing aromas of apple and stone fruit. The palate has citrus notes with fresh acidity and finishes soft and fruity.
An Amarone for the future with terrific richness and tannin power, offering dried fruit, figs, blackberries, bark, mushrooms and hints of wood. Full-bodied and very structured with a powerful finish. It needs a lot of time to... Read More
This remarkable Amarone won the very highest acclaim from its original judging panel and then sailed through every subsequent judging stage, to the extent that its appearance in our Best In Show collection was never seriously... Read More