Many consider Quintarelli the 'maestro of the Veneto' in Italy. Owner Giuseppe Quintarelli has been in charge since the mid 1950s and is one of the most traditional Amarone producers. His Valpolicella and Amarone serve as the reference points of the region.
A gorgeous nose along with ripe red cherries, cough syrup, spices and minerals on a medium-bodied frame. Made in a sweet, inviting style, it offers excellent length as well as purity in a very classic style. It also appears to have enough fruit to compensate for the volatile acidity which is present.