Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2014
Verona (Veneto), Italy
The "Ripasso" is a new wine for the Veronese tradition. It originates from a second alcolic fermentation of the Valpolicella wine with the dregs of Amarone pressed grapes. The result is a full-bodied intriguing wine which brings out its complexity after a short period of maturing.
Varietal: Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella and Cabernet
Aroma: It has a nose of blackberries, black cherries and cherries with spices at the end.
Palate: In the mouth, it is intensely full bodied and well flavoured.
Bottle Closure: Cork
Serving temperature: 16°C
Harvest: Handpicked at the end of September.
Vinification: 30 days in stainless steel tanks. 20 days in stainless steel tanks with dregs of Amarone pressed grapes. Spend 18 months in various size barrels.