Category Archives: corvina

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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