40. Speri Vigneto Monte Sant’ Urbano, Amarone
Valpolicella, Italy 2008
Indicative blend: Corvina Veronese and Corvinone 70%, Rondinella 25% and Moilinara 5%. Their Amarone is sourced from the best grapes in prestigious Monte Sant’ Urbano vineyards. The grapes are left to dry for a long period (3 to 4 months) resulting in a wine of great complexity and a vigorous structure. (speri.com)Average critics’ score was 93 pts. Decanter World Wide Bronze award on 2013. Critic, Natalie Maclean, scored the wine 95 pts. and said “Gorgeous, seductive nose of fleshy black and purple plums that opens to an expansive mouth-filling luscious textured palate of blackberry and smoke” Wow! (Rupert Brendon) (D) 15% alc.