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La Formica Amarone Della Valpolicella 2008 (Italy)


If you like chocolate-covered espresso beans but prefer to curb your sugar intake, try this wine. It's nothing if not festive, with added notes of raisin, herbs and spices. Smooth and ripe, it hides the 16.5-per-cent alcohol well.

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Life columnist

Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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