Rosso del Veronese IGT Oseleta 2007

As a huge aficianado of Nebbiolo, the rare varietal Oseleta (from Veneto, Valpolicella zone) is just a massive & tannic dream to me, too. Extincted for ages, Masi, led by il dottor Sandro Boscaini, replanted Oseleta (in the 80s) - one of the very very few growers in Italy and the whole world. What came to life was a wine named Osar (today 100% Oseleta, before blended with a little bit of Corvina; first vintage was like 1997, I believe). Quite dark color, with some violet nuances.. Intense, spicy nose.. Very very austere, especially at the first sip. Brawny, tannic, dark fruits (prunes), licorice, cola, graphite, a bit of campher, some oriental spices. Needs a good load of air to open up. This one is a long-distance runner.. 10 years and the 2007 shows still zero signs of age.. A 1998 one last year was simply terrific (nicely integrated & smoth tannins and fruitcake, prune jam I remember most). Limited bottles, 5000-6000 (0.75l) per year. — 3 years ago

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— 5 years ago

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Zane Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2005

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Ca' de Loi Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 1997

Rich core of prunes, chocolate and balsamic. Color is gorgeous garnet-ruby and tinges of orange/pink. Half an hour in the glass and it was showing beautifully — 6 years ago