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Tastes: Serious Cherries

Owen Dugan
Issue: October 31, 2006

They're just cherries preserved in sugar syrup, right? Wrong. They're Amarena cherries, deep black fruit known in northern Italy for their puckering sourness. And they're steeped in a syrup made from sugar and cherry juice, just as they have been for a century by the Fabbri company in Bologna.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 2006.

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