Amicone Veneto Rosso 2013, Italy

It’s from the Veneto and it’s made from dried grapes – the same varieties used for Valpolicella. However, for reasons of geography (I think), it can’t be labelled Amarone…

Amicone Veneto Rosso 2013, Italy (£9.99 Amazon)
Full, hearty wine with an almondy perfume alongside the soft, warm cherry and kirsch notes, and vanilla-rich oak notes. Not afraid to be a touch sweet, with some tannin to add backbone, I rather like this. S(-)

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