La Grola 2017
94 points, “Beautiful aromas of dried fruit, such as figs and walnuts, following through to a full body with chewy tannins and a flavourful finish. It’s rich and round with lots of fruit and a soft, pretty finish.” – James Suckling
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…
£4.13 per 100.00ml
SKU No.: 3411456
Style No.: 869426
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