2018 Buglioni Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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WE 93

Wine Enthusiast, July 2023

This Amarone showcases the wine style's depth and finesse. Aromas of dark plums and blackberries are knit together with fresh and dried floral notes. The palate is well structured. A solid core of dark fruit is balanced...
WA 92

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2023

The Buglioni 2018 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso pours forth with an inky dark appearance and robust aromas of dried fruit, cured leather, spice, rosemary essence and barbecue ember. The wine's rich...
DC 91

Decanter, January 2022

(2022 Decanter World Wine Awards) Dried fruits sit alongside ripe plums, chocolate, coffee, and cigar box notes. Great volume on the palate with underlying acidity.


Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Sub-region Amarone della Valpolicella
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 16%
Closure Cork

The 2018 Buglioni Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso is a majestic red wine hailing from the prestigious Veneto region in Italy. Crafted with utmost care and expertise by Buglioni, a renowned producer, this wine is a testament to the rich winemaking heritage of the area. With a deep ruby-red color that shimmers in the glass, it is a visual delight that hints at the flavors and aromas that lie within.

This wine is a proprietary blend, carefully curated to showcase the finest characteristics of each varietal. The exact composition remains a well-kept secret, adding an air of mystery and intrigue to this already captivating wine. The use of traditional cork closure further emphasizes the attention to detail and commitment to quality exhibited by Buglioni.

At 16.0% alcohol, this wine is powerful and bold, commanding attention from the moment it touches your lips. On the nose, aromas of dried fruits mingle with ripe plums, creating a symphony of scents that are both alluring and complex. Subtle notes of chocolate, coffee, and cigar box add depth and intrigue, making each sniff a journey of discovery.

Upon tasting, one is immediately struck by the great volume and richness of this Amarone. The underlying acidity provides a refreshing lift, preventing the wine from becoming overly heavy. The dried fruits from the nose reappear on the palate, accompanied by luscious plum flavors that dance across the taste buds. The long, lingering finish leaves a lasting impression, urging you to savor each sip and contemplate the artistry that went into crafting this masterpiece.

The 2018 Buglioni Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Lussurioso has received a well-deserved score of 91 from Decanter, a highly respected publication in the wine industry. This accolade further solidifies its position as a wine of exceptional quality and character. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a decadent meal, this wine is sure to captivate and delight even the most discerning of palates.