2009 Amarone della Valpolicella


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F+R Opinion
Discovering Dal Forno: A Veneto Travelogue
On Thursday 2nd August a small group from FINE+RARE flew out to Verona to visit the legendary Veneto estate, Dal Forno. We were all thrilled at the prospect, as we’ve been big fans of Dal Forno’s work for quite some time now, and were really looking forward to seeing how the family create such exquisite wines. It’s fair to say ...
ON August 17, 2018
Dal Forno's quest for perfection
This month Decanter magazine gave the Amarone 99 points and the baby brother Valpolicella Superiore a massive 98 points.... Andrew Jefford recently describes Dal Forno as -* a hymn to technical innovation and perfection *- true n’th degree wines of extraordinary consistency, with powerful and almost shattering personalities. They are generosity incarnate but are nonetheless faithful renditions of the aromas ...
ON March 28, 2018
Port 2017: The New Vintage Declaration
Yesterday we got our first in-depth look at the latest Vintage Ports from 2017. It is a rare event indeed to have two vintages (2016 and 2017) so widely declared back to back. But according to all the top Port houses, the 2017s are without question a match for 2016s, albeit with wines possessing a very different profile. Even ...
ON May 24, 2019
Maya Returns Home to Dalla Valle Vineyards
The Birth of the Cult Wine in Napa Valley The story of Maya is a fascinating one. Widely seen as Napa’s first cult wine, it was catapulted to stardom following the 1992 vintage becoming the second ever wine from the US to be awarded 100 points from Robert Parker. This was a big deal since Parker at that time was ...
BY Gavin Smith,
ON November 29, 2019
Uncovering ancient treasures in Frapin's Paradis Cellar
This summer FINE+RARE travelled to Cognac to attend the 11th edition of the “Les Parts des Anges” Cognac auction. This auction takes place every two years and is one of the true society highlights in the Cognac region. All the major Cognac houses contribute unique releases to the auction, with all the proceeds going to charity. This year the auction raised a staggering ...
ON November 9, 2018
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Northern Italy
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Still wine
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