2016 Buglioni Recioto Della Valpolicella

Proprietary Blend - 500ML
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W&S 91
W&S 91

Wine & Spirits, February 2021

This wine offers flavors of baked cherry laced with notes of vanilla and star anise. Those rich flavors are balanced by tea-like tannins and a surge of bright acidity that cleanses the finish.


Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Sub-region Valpolicella
Appellation Classico
Vintage 2016
Size 500ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the exquisite 2016 Buglioni Recioto Della Valpolicella, a red wine that embodies the essence of Italian winemaking. This captivating wine hails from the renowned Veneto region, specifically the Valpolicella sub-region, where the vineyards are caressed by gentle breezes and bathed in warm sunlight. The Buglioni winery, with their meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence, has crafted a true masterpiece.

In the glass, this wine showcases a deep, alluring red color that beckons you to take a sip and explore its depths. As you bring the glass to your nose, an enchanting bouquet of aromas fills the air. Baked cherries, with their sweet and slightly caramelized essence, dance gracefully with notes of vanilla and star anise. It is a symphony of enticing scents that promise a sensory journey like no other.

Upon the first sip, the flavors unfold on the palate with a harmonious balance. The baked cherry notes persist, accompanied by a gentle touch of vanilla that adds a layer of richness and complexity. Delicate tea-like tannins caress the tongue, providing structure and elegance to this wine. And just when you think the experience couldn't get any better, a surge of bright acidity emerges, cleansing the finish and leaving you with a lasting impression.

With an alcohol percentage of 13.5%, this red wine is the embodiment of refinement and sophistication. Its closure, a classic cork, further adds to the tradition and craftsmanship that went into creating this masterpiece.

The 2016 Buglioni Recioto Della Valpolicella has received high praise from the esteemed publication, Wine & Spirits, who awarded it an impressive score of 91. They laud its rich flavors, balanced by the tea-like tannins and the refreshing acidity that brings harmony to the finish. This wine is truly a testament to the passion and dedication of the Buglioni winery.

In conclusion, the 2016 Buglioni Recioto Della Valpolicella is a wine that tantalizes the senses and transports you to the heart of Italy. Its seductive aromas, harmonious flavors, and impeccable craftsmanship make it a true gem in the world of red wines. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a sumptuous meal, this wine is sure to leave a lasting impression and create unforgettable memories.