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2004 Allegrini La Grola (750ml)
Producer: Azienda Agricola Allegrini allegrini.it
Appellation: Veronese - Veneto - Italy (IGT)
Type: red
Varietal: Corvina - Rondinella - Syrah - Sangiovese
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Average/Good
Est. Price: US$22.99
Availability:
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: April 5, 2009 , from a member
2.5 stars "Color: dark; Nose: complex; Aromas: sweet, black berry; Acidity: supple; Sweetness: dry; Body: firm; Finish: medium; Overall: pleasant; "
rated: March 27, 2008 , Azienda Agricola Allegrini allegrini.it
"A full-bodied wine, intense and elegant. Deep ruby red in colour, it has a wide and embracing bouquet with scents of wild berries and juniper, tobacco and coffee essences. Made from Corvina Veronese, Rondinella, Syrah and Sangiovese grapes grown in La Grola, one of the most prestigious vineyards in the Valpolicella Classico area in terms both of history and position. The high plant density and the resulting low yield work together to give this wine its unique concentration. It can age for 10 - 12 years. It makes a perfect partner for red meat, either roast or in brown sauces, especially lamb. It is also delicious with stewed or grilled mushrooms and with mellow, aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C (61-64 F) and open the bottle one hour before drinking."