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Grappa di Amarone 2005, Capovilla (Veneto, Italy)
Grappa di Amarone 2005
Capovilla (Veneto, Italy)
Raw matter: Pomace of Amarone
Price: € 35.00 - 50cl Score:
This grappa is colorless, limpid and crystalline. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas of cherry, violet, plum, raspberry, hazelnut, blackberry and strawberry, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency. In the mouth has intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, excellent correspondence to the nose, pleasing roundness, very balanced. The finish is very persistent with long flavors of cherry, plum and blackberry. This grappa is double distilled in a water bath discontinuous alembic still. Alcohol 41%.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 Aglianico del Vulture La Firma 2004, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
2 Barolo Sorano 2004, Alario (Italy)
3 Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito 2004, Adanti (Italy)
4 Barolo Bussia 2001, Prunotto (Italy)
5 Collio Bianco Col Disôre 2004, Russiz Superiore (Italy)
6 Blanc des Rosis 2006, Schiopetto (Italy)
7 Arkezia Muffo di San Sisto 2004, Fazi Battaglia (Italy)
8 Sagrantino di Montefalco 25 Anni 2005, Arnaldo Caprai (Italy)
9 Sagrantino di Montefalco Collepiano 2003, Arnaldo Caprai (Italy)
10 Brunello di Montalcino Progetto Prime Donne 2004, Donatella Cinelli Colombini (Italy)
11 Merlot 2004, Castello delle Regine (Italy)
12 Aglianico del Vulture Il Repertorio 2006, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
13 Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore Riserva Thea 2005, Tre Monti (Italy)
14 Villa Gresti 2004, Tenuta San Leonardo (Italy)
15 San Leonardo 2001, Tenuta San Leonardo (Italy)

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