TENUTE CA BOTTA, winery in the Valpolicella region in Veneto in north-east Italy.


AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA DOCG, PIAN DI MEZZO RISERVA | 2012 50% Corvina, 30% Corvinone, 20% Rondinella and Oseleta. 17% alc. A little bit of carbon dioxide suggests the yeasts have found some work to do with this wine’s residual sugar. Traditional style bruiser, with some light medicinal notes to its blackcurrant fruit. Dense (tasted blind for Decanter in London 17 Jan 2019).