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Styles of Amarone: Twelve wines to try

Susan Hulme MW identifies and investigates the two styles of Amarone, with 12 wine recommendations...

Amarone, the famous ‘Vini da Meditazione’, has existed since Roman times and is Italy’s most famous dried-grape red wine. It is made in the Valpolicella area of Italy’s Veneto region and is dry- to medium-dry with typically high alcohol levels of 15-17%.


Susan’s 12 Amarone highlights from the tasting:


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