Bussola is one of the greatest Amarone producers, but this is just a simple Valpolicella that is relatively inexpensive. That said, this was excellent and a great value. Purple in color with ruby at the rim. Mostly opaque and bright. The nose is great with black and red currants, slight raisins, dust and spices. Medium to full bodied. On the palate, black currant fruit with underlying spice and some raisins. Light tannins. Dry. Great acidity. Long finish. This is delicious. It worked well with a pasta and tomato sauce. This should drink well over the next five to seven years.