Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso


The privileged soil conditions and the right proportion of vines allow to obtain this Valpolicella, known all over the world.

Compared to the classic Valpolicella, the name Superiore indicates an aging of at least two years.

The name Ripasso derives from the technique used to obtain a wine more alcoholic, colorful, full-bodied and with more complex aromas. It consists of returning the classic Valpolicella to the marc of Amarone.

After a good aging in wooden barrels and an aging of a few months in bottle, it is put on sale.

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VARIETY – Rondinella 30%, Corvina 60%, Corvinone 10%.

CHARACTERISTICS – Native vineyards on a hilly terrain in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica (north of Verona), 120 quintals per hectare.

VITICULTURE – In pergola.

HARVEST – October.

VINIFICATION – After a careful selection, the most appropriate grapes are crushed during the harvest, vinified and the wine obtained is joined in April with the minced marc of Amarone and Recioto for a brief controlled refermentation of two or three weeks.

REFINEMENT – STORE – 2 years aging, two thirds in large oak barrels and one third in small barrels.

COLOUR – Ruby red and garnet.

SCENT – Fine and intense bouquet, reminiscent of cherry and licorice.

TASTE – Taste full, sweet, harmonious with a slight feeling of wood. Wine of body and structure.

SERVE – 16-18°C.


FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS – Medium dishes, grilled meats, spicy and aged cheeses.

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