Category Archives: corvina

Marion Amarone 2009

Fam. Campedelli, Marion, DOC Amarone della Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy, 2009 See the amarone entry in my Italian wine term dictionary. Also see this amarone 2009 vintage report. This wine: Lot No. L.54.13.A., indeterminate amarone blend, which nominally includes corvina and/or … Continue reading

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Capitel Crosara Amarone 2009

Capitel della Crosara, Monopolio Montresor, DOC Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Veneto, Italy, 2009 Recioto Amarone della Valipolicela Amarone della Valpolicella, strictly Recioto Amarone della Valipolicela (as it is made from dried grapes) was elevated to DOCG beginning with the 2010 vintage. Permitted … Continue reading

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Zenato Valpolicella Ripasso 2010

Zenato, Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore, DOC Valpolicella Ripasso, Veneto, 2010 Superiore refers to a higher quality base wine, than Valpolicella normale, submitted to the ripasso method – which adds alcohol, body, richness, extract, longevity, and a lessening of acidity. See the … Continue reading

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Capitel della Crosara Valpolicella Ripasso 2012

Capitel della Crosara, Monopolio Montresor, DOP Valpolicella Ripasso, Veneto, 2012 A blend, of corvina, rondinella and molinara, 60:30:10; 1+1 technical cork closure, 14% abv, Anne et Vin, £13 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, deep intensity ruby, showing … Continue reading

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Secco-Bertani Verona 2009

Secco-Bertani Original Vintage Edition, IGT Verona, Veneto, Italy, 2009 Hillside sites at over 250m altitude.  Vinified in the ancient method (not explained), but that used before the amarone and ripasso styles appeared. Matured for 12 months in cherry and chestnut (both … Continue reading

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