Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC
Grape varieties : Corvina and Corvinone 65%, Rondinella 25%, Molinara, Croatina, Oseleta 10% Alcohol content 14.5 %
It takes a long and precise process to create the Ripasso wine, which has the characteristics of an Amarone, but retains a pleasant lightness.
The (late) harvest takes place towards the end of September and beginning of October.
The Ripasso technique consists of a second fermentation process of 20 days, at the end of January, using the still fermenting skins of the pressed Amarone grapes, to obtain a soft, more elegant wine with character.
Maturation: in Slavonian oak barrels for 24 months. Ageing: 6 months in the bottle.
Intense ruby red colour, with light garnet highlights. Its bouquet contains aromas of cherries, blackcurrants and blueberries that evolve in hints of coffee, liquorice, and balsamic overtones. Harmonious and well-balanced, round and velvety to the palate.
Perfect with traditional Italian risotto, pasta’s.
Excellent with red meat, roasts, pot roasts and hard cheese.