Masi

Costasera Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Corvina Blend

9.2986 ratings
9.067 pro ratings
Veneto, Italy
Corvina Blend
Tomato-Based, Asian Cuisine, Mushrooms, Pork, Fish, Salads & Greens
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In 1958, Masi was in the forefront of the work to identify the historic "cru" vineyard sites for Amarone. The ‘12 is a big rich powerful wine from a hot vintage. Aromas of ripe dark fruits, cooking spice and smoky notes. On the palate blackberry flavors, raisin like plum tones with cacao and cinnamon spice. Rich tannins, soft, lingering well balanced ending with smoky spice. Very Nice. Tasting Sample.

In 1958, Masi was in the forefront of the work to identify the historic "cru" vineyard sites for Amarone. The ‘12 is a big rich powerful wine from a hot vintage. Aromas of ripe dark fruits, cooking spice and smoky notes. On the palate blackberry flavors, raisin like plum tones with cacao and cinnamon spice. Rich tannins, soft, lingering well balanced ending with smoky spice. Very Nice. Tasting Sample.

Oct 17th, 2018
Joakim Andersson

Rich and fruity right off the bat but dry herbs and flowers appear after giving it a few whirls. There is a clear sweetness to the wine and some alcohol heat. The fruit is dark and warm.

Rich and fruity right off the bat but dry herbs and flowers appear after giving it a few whirls. There is a clear sweetness to the wine and some alcohol heat. The fruit is dark and warm.

Sep 8th, 2018
Lyn Farmer

Classic straightforward amarone. I find it a bit lacking in complexity but the flavors are pure : plum, cherry, a bit of anise and leather and something herbal reminiscent of Rhône garrigue. Good length. Full bodied (over 15% abv)

Classic straightforward amarone. I find it a bit lacking in complexity but the flavors are pure : plum, cherry, a bit of anise and leather and something herbal reminiscent of Rhône garrigue. Good length. Full bodied (over 15% abv)

Aug 5th, 2018
Boris Mathiszik

Delicious Amarone. Great pairing with Italian veal chop.

Delicious Amarone. Great pairing with Italian veal chop.

Jan 27th, 2018
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

70 corvina 20 rondinella and 5 molinara they get a litter botrytis in the corvina and they like just a touch to add richness

70 corvina 20 rondinella and 5 molinara they get a litter botrytis in the corvina and they like just a touch to add richness

7 people found it helpfulJan 15th, 2014
Pak Law

Well blended, smell complex, start with plums and end with cherries

Well blended, smell complex, start with plums and end with cherries

6 people found it helpfulJun 21st, 2014
Joseph McDonald

Enjoying the same bottle of wine at the same restaurant we got engaged, great 7 years.

Enjoying the same bottle of wine at the same restaurant we got engaged, great 7 years.

3 people found it helpfulAug 4th, 2014
Simon Harris

Delicious. Rich and well balanced. Soft on the tongue. Goes well with mild cheese.

Delicious. Rich and well balanced. Soft on the tongue. Goes well with mild cheese.

2 people found it helpfulMar 17th, 2015
Damian Walch

Outstanding - kind of inky. Black Cherry...great finish.

Outstanding - kind of inky. Black Cherry...great finish.

2 people found it helpfulMay 23rd, 2014
Michael Zaugg

Starting Christmas Holidays with takeout and a Masi. Dark fruit and leather in the nose!

Starting Christmas Holidays with takeout and a Masi. Dark fruit and leather in the nose!

1 person found it helpfulDec 21st, 2015