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Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Villa Rizzardi 2009, Guerrieri Rizzardi (Veneto, Italy)
Acquavite Provocazione Bacco per Venere
Nannoni (Tuscany, Italy)
Pomace of many grapes
Price: € 32.00 - 700ml Score: Wine that excels in its category

Pale golden yellow, limpid and crystalline.
Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant with aromas of honey, hazelnut, prune, date, chocolate, vanilla, dried fig, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency.
Intense flavors and perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, pleasing roundness and sweetness.
Persistent finish with flavors of prune, hazelnut and honey.
Distilled in a batch steam operated alembic still, Aged in barrique.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 I Sodi di San Niccolò 2008, Castellare di Castellina
2 Adarmando 2011, Tabarrini
3 Sagrantino di Montefalco Collepiano 2007, Arnaldo Caprai
4 Montiano 2011, Falesco
5 Pelago 2009, Umani Ronchi
6 Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli 2009, Altesino
7 Villa Gresti 2006, Tenuta San Leonardo
8 Torgiano Rosso Riserva Rubesco Vigna Monticchio 2007, Lungarotti
9 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Capitel Monte Olmi 2007, Tedeschi
10 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore Podium 2010, Garofoli
11 Collio Ribolla Gialla L'Adelchi 2012, Venica
12 Brunello di Montalcino Vigneto Manachiara 2007, Tenute Silvio Nardi
13 Offida Rosso Il Grifone 2008, Tenuta Cocci Grifoni
14 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna Loreto 2007, Mastrojanni
15 Maximo 2010, Umani Ronchi

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