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Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 1998

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  • WS 90
  • RP 88
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Winemaker Notes

A smooth full bodied cru. The techniques used for this particular year's production were completely innovative and untraditional. 70% of the grapes picked from the Podere Palazzo della Torre are vinified immediately. The remaining 30% are left to dry until the end of December when they are vinified and then refermented with the wine from the fresh grapes.

It is recommended to accompany a wide range of 'risotti' (particularly with that made with pork), with mixed... View More

Critical Acclaim

WS 90
Wine Spectator

RP 88
The Wine Advocate

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Allegrini, , Italy
Allegrini
The estate is based in Fumane di Valpolicella, just north of Verona in northeastern Italy. Valpolicella, or "valley of many cellars" is an area crossed from north to south by a series of hills, which in succession form three parallel valleys. These valleys are crossed by steep-sided, narrow river beds which remain dry except during spring thaws or autumn rains.

The Allegrini family has been handing down grape growing and wine producing traditions over many generations,... View More