Brunello di Montalcino, Barolo and Amarone di Valpolicella are the three most important wines of Italy. If you are looking for great Italian wines definitely is one of this three. Like all the good italian things you have to pay to get them because this are wines that start from 35 dollars till no limit…. they can arrive even to cost more that 3000 UsD. Brunello, Barolo and Amarone are Docg and they have to be at least five years aged so the yougest that you can find on the market now is the 2008 soon the 2009.
Brunello is a 100 % Sangiovese Grosso (big) from Montalcino in Tuscany.
Barolo is a 100 % Nebbiolo from comune di Barolo in Piedmont.
Amarone is a blend between Corvina and Rondinella from Valpolicella Veneto.
All this wines are made to be great wines, they are full- bodied, balanced and persistent at the same time. So they are suggested to drink in company and with some important italian dishes like grilled beef, roasted lamp, aged cheeses etc…
- Brunello di Montalcino 2009: a restaurant vintage? I’m not so sure… (ilvinodatavola.wordpress.com)
- Dining and Drinking Brunellos with Riccardo Talenti (insideiwm.com)
- Expert Picks: Petrolo and Fuligni (insideiwm.com)
- ‘2010 vintage in Barolo is shaping up to be a modern-day classic….’ – Antonio Galloni (ilvinodatavola.wordpress.com)