Buy Trabucchi at Chambers St

A seductive Amarone to enjoy all winter long.


If you even think you might like Amarone you must try the 2002 Trabucchi Amarone.  Not only does this wine defy your Amarone stereotypes, but it does so at about half the price of many better known, though not more satisfying, labels.

One of the issues I have with Amarone is that they can be huge, and thus tough to pair with food. The way it's made concentrates the flavors of the grapes, and can introduce a dried fruit character that, while great with cheese, can make Amarone tiring to drink.

Not this Trabucchi. In 2002 the Amarone process concentrated wonderfully fresh fruit with an intoxicating bouquet. While this vintage may be a touch lighter than normal, it is so seductively silky that you won't even care. This wine is bursting with incredibly succulent, ripe fruit, and absolutely shimmers with a brightness that is all too frequently lacking in Amarone,

Simply put this is great Amarone, and a great deal: only $29.99 at Chambers St. Wines. If you order a case, you can even mix and match from their great selection of artisanal wines, you can get an additional 10% off.  $26.99 for a great bottle of Amarone. Know what I call that? An unbeatable deal.

So order a few bottles From Chambers St. Wines and fill out a case for your 10% discount. With their great selection of delicious, and inexpensive, wines it may be hard to stop at 12 bottles.

Learn about Chambers St. Wines

Chambers Street Wines, located in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood, is a real gem of a store. Their carefully chosen selections can satisfy virtually any demand; from fun, easy drinking, party wines, to the greatest collection of hard to find gems of the Loire Valley. No matter what you're looking for, you'll find great wines, and the expert advice of people who love them, and drink them. Chambers Street Wines is committed to bringing you the best naturally made, small-producer wines from around the world, and that includes one of the best selections of back vintage Nebbiolo to be found anywhere. Trust me on that one!
I would stock up on this great Amarone offer because deals like this simply do not come around often, though I can understand not needing an entire case. I’ve included a short list of some of my favorite wines as suggestions to help you round out a case, or two! And remember, a case of twelve bottles, which are not already on sale, will get you a 10% discount.

Hofer 2009 Weinviertel Gruner Veltliner (1 Liter)

White  | Organic | $11.99

Gravillas 2008 Vin de Pays des Cotes de Brian Sous les Cailloux des Grillons

red | $12.99  Sobon Estate 2008 Amador County Zinfandel Hillside

red | Organic | $10.49

Sella 2007 Coste delle Sesia Orbello

red  | $15.99

Ambra 2008 Ischia Bianco

white | $12.99 Baudry, Bernard 2007 Chinon Cuvée Domaine

red | $17.99

Cazin, Francois 2008 Cour-Cheverny

white | Natural | $17.99

Montoni 2006 IGT Sicilia Nero d'Avola

red | $15.99

Darting 2008 Pfalz Durkheimer Michelsberg Riesling Kabinett

white off-dry | $16.99

And of course two great mature Barolos for you consideration!

Barale 1985 Barolo

red | $89.99

Cordero di Montezemolo 1974 Barolo Enrico Vl

red |  $99.99

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  • Snooth User: Kenner
    118554 34

    You should also mention ripasso, Valpolicella with Amarone must added to give extra body,depth and edge.

    Jan 27, 2010 at 3:04 PM

  • alas, I am in PA and the vintage is 2001 and the retail is $42.39. Government control is just wonderful, remember that when you listen to the State of the Union address tonight, government adds cost, limits services not the other way around as they like to tell us.

    Jan 27, 2010 at 4:47 PM

  • Snooth User: gcred
    365218 1

    I very much enjoyed your article on these great wines, the are underappreciated in the US. But just for the record, after the grapes are dried they are then Crushed, the must fermented on the skins and then pressed as you would most red wines.

    Jan 27, 2010 at 7:16 PM

  • Do you know anywhere that sells Mas Josephine in Melbourne, Australia. Would like it to entertain re my name, thanks

    Jan 27, 2010 at 9:49 PM

  • Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
    Hand of Snooth Voice of Snooth
    89065 238,748

    Absolutely right gcred.

    I've replaced pressed with crushed, brain fart on my art.

    Thanks for pointing it out.

    Jan 27, 2010 at 9:56 PM

  • Snooth User: Elliebaby
    104737 1

    I live in Italy in the Veneto region. I don't think I have ever had the 2002 Trabucchi Amarone although I have tried some of the others. I must buy a bottle of this Amarone and give it a once over! I will let you know what I think of it once I've tasted it!
    Gloria Arato

    Jan 28, 2010 at 5:03 AM

  • Snooth User: jimgullo
    305658 4

    I just went to the crush of Gino Cuneo's domestic Amarone, made in Oregon from Washington-grown nebbiolo, Barbera and Sangiovese. ( Does anyone know of anyone else who is making a commercial, domestic Amarone?

    Jan 31, 2010 at 3:46 AM

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