Look: Opaque ruby red with burnished reflections. Nose: Cooked cherries and fruit preserved in spirit. Palate: Complex and attractive mixture of sweetness and acidity. Long finish. Mazzano is an austere and majestic wine, the prototype for Amarone. The grapes come from the eponymous vineyard, famous for the quality of its produce since the XII century, and are laid out in traditional drying lofts during the cold winter months.