Michele Castellani Cinque Stelle Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2013
The Michele Castellani 2013 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Cinque Stelle is the winery's "five stars" Amarone, which indicates their belief in its quality. The bouquet is rich in sour black cherries, blackberry jam, tobacco, pepper, and spice. It's smooth and elegant on the palate, with powerful spicy cherry fruit supported by some sweetness, savory cocoa accents, and soft tannins. Graceful yet powerful, it's perfect with roasts, game, grilled meat, and seasoned cheeses.
92 Wine Spectator
A rich hint of wood smoke accents flavors of wild raspberry, dried thyme and singed orange peel in this finely meshed, medium- to full-bodied red. Shows good focus through the grippy finish and opens nicely in the glass. Drink now through 2027. 1,200 cases made.
Medium-dark ruby. Forward aromas and flavors of ripe red cherry, cinnamon and faded flowers. Fresh, easygoing and light on its feet, though still youthfully chewy and extracted, but more graceful and better balanced than the Colle Cristi, maybe because of a slightly higher percentage of Molinara. A blend of 75% Corvina, 20% Rondinella and 10% Molinara, the grapes are air-dried for four months and aged for three years in used large oak barrels and barriques.
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