La Grola 2016
95 points and a Gold Medal, “Very inky and toasty nose. On the palate the wine is elegant, fresh and poised with classy, well-integrated oak, flavours of plums and cherries and tight tannins, which will soften in time.” – Decanter World Wine Awards
According to ancient legend, the birth of the Corvina variety (the dominant grape in Valpolicella and Amarone) can be traced back to the magnificent La Grola hill from whence this wine came. Here, the maestros at Allegrini have mixed that Corvina with a splash of Oseleta to create an intense and dark red that pulses with wild berries, peppery juniper, rolling tobacco and mocha. La Grola is a succulent, under-the-radar classic for serving alongside red meats, wild mushroom stews or anything with those crusty burnt cheese edges.
Passed down from generation to generation, this family-run winery is now in the capable hands of Franco Allegrini. With over 100 hectares of old vines in prime locations slap bang in the heartland of the region, Allegrini’s wines have always been much-loved, but over recent years they’re undergoing a remarkable renaissance. So, now is the time to get involved…
£3.53 per 100.00ml
SKU No.: 3140755
Style No.: 778926
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