jamessuckling.com, 97 points: A decadent nose of treacle tart, chocolate, tar, tons of black fruit such as blackberries and mulberries and even ash and licorice. A dense, layered mouthfeel makes for a full-bodied palate that's explosive yet somehow so...
Wine Enthusiast, 91 points: Enticing aromas of cassis, cocoa and underbrush lead the nose. The dense palate offers blackberry jam, tobacco and licorice alongside firm, polished tannins. Drink 2019–2026.
Vinous, 98 points: (98 points) The 2008 Amarone della Valpolicella is compelling. With a little air, the tannins begin to soften, releasing a myriad of intense dark aromas and flavors. Bittersweet chocolate, cloves, violets, plums and...
Decanter, 97 points: Uneven conditions during the vintage were followed by a dry winter with sufficient winds to ventilate the drying grapes. This has a slightly sweet vanilla edge to the herby, black fruit nose. In the mouth it is noticeably...
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JJ Buckley Fine Wines has great prices on great wines, with excellent customer support and personnel who know their products. I have been satisfied with all aspects of their products and services through several purchases over the last year or so. I wish I had found them sooner!
-David F., April 2019
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