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Amarone DOCG 2013: we tasted the new vintage. And these are, for us, the best

These are the Amarones DOCG 2013 that have most impressed in the blind tasting carried out by "The Italian Wine Journal" at “Anteprima Amarone” in Verona: 83 Amarone tasted ( 49 samples  taken from the barrel) from  78 Cellars that participated in the kermesse. A first general note recorded a very homogeneous quality: continues the work toward a background elegance that hides the strength and vigor typical of this “super-venetian” wine. Even more so - given the considerable number of ...

Austria’s 2016 vintage: ugly weather, lovely wines

Austrian winegrowers and friends of Austrian wine will retain of 2016. But all said and done, there is good to magnificent quality in white, red & sweet wines – in some cases with severely limited quantities. Following a warm and dry winter, vines in many winegrowing regions went into budding rather early. A massive cold snap in the last week of April led to horrible frost damage, and because of the unusual large-scale weather pattern, even higher-elevation vineyards were affected. ...