A small batch of 618 bottles of Ugolini Amarone just arrived in the US. It’s a mix of vintages 2013, 2012, and 2011. If the Amarone doesn’t sell out by January 1, 2024 the price of the 2011 will rise to $185 a bottle. And the others will follow.
2011 - 288 bottles remaining
2012 - 192 bottles remaining
2013 - 48 bottles remaining
Factors such as inflation and the cost of energy needed for storing these vintages are adding a cost to the wine.
To be completely transparent, I think the evolution in the bottle for these Amarone vintages is so incredible, their value will fly to the stratosphere.
Don’t hesitate to add this one to the collection.
Let’s face it. Amarone is not an everyday drinking wine. That’s why you can also get the other 3 single vineyard crus: Ripasso, Valpolicella Superiore, and Valpolicella Classico. All dry reds.
Each one of these wines can serve a purpose:
Valpolicella Classico is refreshing in spring and summer. Great with lighter fare like mozzarella and tomatoes. Semi aged cheeses. Perhaps a roasted chicken with veggies.
Valpolicella Superiore has more structure and complexity. Great any time of the year. Pairs nicely with veal and mushroom-based dishes. A mushroom risotto is a fantastic pairing.
Ripasso is wonderful in the fall and winter. It can act as an Amarone substitute. Pairs best with lean red meats like New York Strip and Filet Mignon. You can also have it with lamb. Make sure you decant 2-3 hours before serving.
Amarone is for special occasions any time of the year. Whether it’s a family dinner or a well-deserved quiet night on the couch. It also makes the perfect gift to someone important in your life.
And even if the Ugolini Valle Alta Amarone never becomes a collectible item, it doesn’t matter. It was made to last. It was created in Italy.
Click the pack of your choice below and fill out the easy order form. Your wines will arrive in 5-7 business days.
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