Deep ruby red
Warm, ripe on the nose, intense and of great refinement.
Complex, smooth, full bodied, lots of cherry notes and plum
Wine Advocate 91 points - From a warmer vintage, the 2009 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico is showing beautifully right now. Like all of Tommasiís top wines, the signature style shows loads of dark fruit intensity and a brooding, textured mouthfeel. It also boasts the overt, chewy sweetness that Amarone is known for. Prune, plum cake and baking spice appear on the finish. Drink 2014-2021. (Oct 2013)
90 POINTS - Robert Parker -
The 2005 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico
is a pretty, mid-weight Amarone with silkytextured,
perfumed fruit. This is a relatively
small-scaled Amarone yet the wine possesses
lovely inner perfume and terrific overall
balance. The 2005 Amarone is already pretty
complete and should drink nicely with a
minimum of cellaring. Sweet herbs, tobacco
and anise ring out on the long, polished finish.
Anticipated maturity: 2009-2015.
I was quite taken with the Amarones I tasted
from Tommasi this year. The wines spend three
years in medium-size barrels and have a classic
feel that is very attractive.
|Red meat, game, mature cheeses. Excellent after-dinner wine
|TOMMASI Viticoltori (Tommasi vintners ) is a family viticultural company founded in 1902.
Tommasi is located in Pedemonte village in the heart of Valpolicella Classico region, on a small piece of land in the northwest part of Verona, between the Lessini mountains and their plains near Lake Garda.
From grandfather Giacomoís tiny vineyard, the Tommasi estate has grown steadily over the course of years and today extends over 135 hectares of vineyards blessed by mother nature not only by a magnificent landscape, but more importantly, by its perfect suitability for grapes.
The estate is run by the 4th generation of the Tommasi family, 6 members working together in complete harmony and each with his well defined area of responsibility:
Giancarlo is the wine maker
Pierangelo is the marketing and export manager
Piergiorgio is the domestic market manager
Stefano is the regional market manager
Francesca and Erica (the princesses of wine) handle all administrative matters
Michela, Barbara and Paola are in charge of Villa Quaranta