Amarone Classico della Valpolicella, Le Bignele

Amarone Classico della Valpolicella, Le Bignele - 2014

Item # 40877 750mL
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Tasting Notes

This Amarone is a strong and structured red wine that was aged for years in oak barrels before bottling. This wine comes from the Aldrighetti family where they created the Le Bignele winery in 1818 and named it after the name place of their village.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Corvina

The red Corvina grape (a.k.a. Corvina Veronese) is the most widely planted grape in Italy's Valpolicella and Bardolino regions. In recent years, it has gained momentum as the best grape for making Amarone.

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Valpolicella

This is a very large region that produces all sorts of red wines, often from the Corvina grape, that range from light, early-drinking, Beaujolais-esque efforts to hulking dried-grape monsters like Recioto and Amarone.


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