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Speri Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Vigneto Monte Sant' Urbano 2004
An important wine, of rare elegance and complex structure. Perfect for important gastronomic occasions and ideal for ageing. Undisputedly symbolic of the Speri company, the Amarone Monte Sant'Urbano is a superb example of a fine, classic wine. It is an extraordinary wine with great complexity and a vigorous structure which has always been top for its elegance and quality. After carefully selecting the best bunches from the prestigious Monte Sant'Urbano vineyard, the grapes are left to dry for a long period (3-4 months depending on the vintage year). This creates a wine with plenty of structure and softness which will certainly age well.
There's a ripe, full quality to this richly concentrated Amarone that fuels power and momentum on the palate. You'll get black pepper, chewy cherry and an earthy touch of red beets. The wine is soft and yielding with tender, easy tannins.Score: 91. —Monica Larner, December 01, 2008.
The 2004 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Sant'Urbano reveals notable clarity in its aromas and flavors. This focused, muscular Amarone offers tons of length on the palate but ultimately it comes across as slightly austere. Bottle age may help to some extent, but I don't see this developing into an especially generous style of Amarone. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2016.Score: 90. —Antonio Galloni, October 2008.
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