Definition of Amarone in English:

Amarone

noun

  • A full-bodied dry red wine made from grapes dried after picking in the Valpolicella region of north-eastern Italy, characterized by a pungent, almost bitter taste.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The New York Times Magazine. From Italian amarone from amaro bitter + -one, augmentative suffix.

Pronunciation

Amarone

/aməˈrəʊni/