2017 Buglioni Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2023

The Buglioni 2017 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso is luxurious and thick with plenty of dark fruit, spice and tobacco. This is a large-scale Amarone with thick textural richness and lots of lasting...
DC 90

Decanter, January 2021

Decanter World Wine Awards 2021. Balsamic, plum and date nose. Palate has plenty of dark forest fruits, sweet tobacco and earthy notes. Fresh finish.
WS 90

Wine Spectator, October 2021

Medium-bodied and chewy, this bright, savory red offers a zesty thread of ground black pepper winding through flavors of dried cherry, cured tobacco and Mandarin orange peel. Balanced and accessible. Corvina, Corvinone...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Sub-region Amarone della Valpolicella
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 16.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2017 Buglioni Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso, a captivating red wine from the renowned Veneto region in Italy. Crafted with utmost precision and artistry by Buglioni, this wine is a true testament to their commitment to producing exceptional wines that embody the essence of their terroir.

In the glass, this red beauty showcases a deep, alluring color that entices the senses. Its rich, velvety texture is complemented by a profound complexity that is sure to captivate even the most discerning palates. The wine opens with a bouquet that is reminiscent of a walk through a lush forest, as aromas of dark plum, balsamic, and dates mingle together, creating an intoxicating olfactory experience.

On the palate, the 2017 Buglioni Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso reveals its true character. Medium-bodied and chewy, it delights the taste buds with a vibrant interplay of flavors. A zesty thread of ground black pepper weaves through the dried cherry notes, adding a touch of spice that elevates the wine to new heights. Cured tobacco and hints of Mandarin orange peel add further layers of complexity, making each sip a journey of discovery.

This exceptional wine is a blend of Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Croatina, and Oseleta grapes, carefully selected and expertly vinified to achieve a harmonious balance. The result is a wine that is both accessible and well-structured, making it a versatile companion for various culinary delights.

Renowned wine publications have recognized the brilliance of the 2017 Buglioni Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso. Wine Spectator awarded it a well-deserved 90 points, praising its balance and accessibility. Decanter, in their World Wine Awards, also bestowed a score of 90 points and noted the wine's abundance of dark forest fruits, sweet tobacco, and earthy nuances.

With an alcohol percentage of 16.5%, this red gem possesses the power to transport you to the rolling hills and picturesque vineyards of Amarone della Valpolicella. Sealed with a traditional cork closure, this wine represents a timeless tradition and a true labor of love.

Indulge in the magnificence of the 2017 Buglioni Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso and savor each sip as it unveils its intricate layers of flavor. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a delectable dish, this wine promises an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impression.