Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC

Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC

Vineyard

Place: Camparsi, Municipality Fumane 160 amsl – 45°31’46.89’’N; 10°53’18.80’’E

Grape variety

Corvina gentile, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara.

Vine training

Simple pergola with an age of 30 years old.

Harvest

By hand in small boxes.

Vinification

The grapes are harvested by hand in the second decade of October. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks. In February the wine is mixed with the Amarone marc which rest for four years in big barrels and then in steel tanks before bottling.

Wine characteristics

Intense red colour with light garnet tinges. Intense aroma with hints of red fruits under spirit and sweet spices. Broad, harmonious and lasting flavour with a sweet finishing.

Pairings

It is a table wine which combines very good with sliced meat, traditional Italian first dishes and white – even roasted – meat. It is enhanced when combined with grilled meat and middle-hard cheese.

Prizes and awards

Verona Top Wine

86/100 Gilbert & Gaillard