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Corte Sant' Alda Amarone Della Valpolicella Mithas 2006 750ml

Rated 93+ - The 2006 Amarone della Valpolicella Mithas is impressive. It boasts superb richness, density and length. Sweet dark cherries, flowers,...
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Folonari Valpolicella 1.5Ltr

Tasting notes Tasting Notes: Pale ruby red color. Fresh and fruity bouquet. Taste is light and refreshing, pleasantly fruity....
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Folonari Valpolicella 750ml

Tasting notes Tasting Notes: Pale ruby red color. Fresh and fruity bouquet. Taste is light and refreshing, pleasantly fruity....
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Marchesi Fumanelli Amarone 2008 750ml

Rated 90 - A juicy Amarone, elegant and balanced, with pretty rose petal and spice accents to ripe cherry and mulberry fruit. Supple tannins and a...

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There are few countries in the world with a viticultural history as long or as illustrious as that claimed by Italy. Grapes were first being grown and cultivated on Italian soil several thousand years ago by the Greeks and the Pheonicians, who named Italy 'Oenotria' – the land of wines – so impressed were they with the climate and the suitability of the soil for wine production. Of course, it was the rise of the Roman Empire which had the most lasting influence on wine production in Italy, and their influence can still be felt today, as much of the riches of the empire came about through their enthusiasm for producing wines and exporting it to neighbouring countries. Since those times, a vast amount of Italian land has remained primarily for vine cultivation, and thousands of wineries can be found throughout the entire length and breadth of this beautiful country, drenched in Mediterranean sunshine and benefiting from the excellent fertile soils found there. Italy remains very much a 'land of wines', and one could not imagine this country, its landscape and culture, without it.