Bussola Amarone della Valpolicella Classico TB 2012 750ml - SPIRITED Wines
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Bussola Amarone della Valpolicella Classico TB 2012 750ml
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Bussola Amarone della Valpolicella Classico TB 2012

  • v98
  • ws93

750ml
$175.00
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Category Red Blend
Varietals
Origin Italy, Veneto, Amarone della Valpolicella
Brand Bussola
Alcohol/vol 17%
Vinous
  • v98

The 2012 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva TB takes things to a much darker, deeper and more savory place than nearly any wine in its category. Cloves and cinnamon combine with balsamic spice, molten chocolate and medicinal blackberries as this blossoms in the glass. it floods the palate with racy, silky textures and an intense burst of ultra-ripe red and black fruits offset by a bitter twang of sour citrus and cocoa. Tantalizing acidity barely maintains balance yet ultimately succeeds. Exotic spices and dried black cherries saturate and are framed by a coating of fine tannins that promised decades of further evolution. This is a powerhouse.

December 2022
Wine Spectator
  • ws93

Both juicy and mouthwatering, this rich red shows a lot of personality, offering layered flavors of blackberry pie and raspberry ganache, hints of espresso and sweet smoke, plus fragrant juniper, eucalyptus, lavender and leather accents. Features firm, well-meshed tannins, with creamy edges that meld into the silky flavor range. Drink now through 2035. 668 cases made.

April 30, 2023

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