Zenato Alanera Rosso 2012
Wine AdvocateThe 2012 Alanera is a new edition to the Zenato portfolio and pays tribute to the family patron who developed the estate's vineyards. the label depicts three swallows that are symbols of the three main hills that dominate this corner of Valpolicella. This IGT blend is composed of 55% Corvina, 25% Rondinella, 10% Corvinone and 10% other grapes that are aged in part in oak, and in part in stainless steel. The bouquet shows good intensity with bright layers of spice, dark fruit and prune.
Wine SpectatorLightly spiced, this medium-bodied red exhibits a fresh and well-knit range of black raspberry and cassis fruit, with hints of sweet brown bread and mineral. Shows lovely balance and good drive through to the lingering finish. Corvina, Rondinella, Corvinone, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2020. 12,000 cases made.