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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 4:36 pm 
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http://direct.asda.com/Vincini-Amarone- ... lt,pd.html

Reduced from £16 to £8 in my local Asda.

Has anyone tried this?


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 5:21 pm 
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Not tried it myself but if I saw a similar offer at my Asda I'd probably clear the shelf
Did you pick up any/many?


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 5:58 pm 
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I just picked up 2 today. Haven't tried them yet. Will post when I have.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:10 am 
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Still £16 in my store. I'd pick up the rest of you can dg - you can always return them if it's not to your taste


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:04 pm 
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Indeed, I looked it up, IWC awarded this a silver. Nice find

If the wine is the lighter perfumed style, and the heat is under the cloak of a deep and fruity flavour, I'd be very tempted at this time of year, and at that real 50% off discounted price. This is a local clearance offer. Yes, I'd take 4 or so. I don't have any in stock.

It probably drinks better now than when the IWC judges had a go.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:27 am 
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Gave a different Asda store a try but they didn't have any of the Amorone on the shelves or labelled anywhere
Thankfully the trip wasn't entitely in vain as they had 6 bottles of Jacobs Creek reserve riesling 2012 that I snaffled


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 1:59 pm 
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£16.00 in the big store at sheffield

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:58 am 
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Tried a bottle at the weekend.
On opening it appears to be fully mature - did not improve over 2 days.
The overall impression was of a mature and very smooth wine. Flavour was rounded with a chocolate backdrop. A slight bitter taste at the end, characteristic of Amarone.

Very good value at £8 - have hoovered up the remaining 4 bottles at Asda. If I had paid £16 I would have been slightly disappointed.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:12 pm 
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Nice write up dg & a nice discount find


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