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Almadi Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso D.O.C.

A dry, full-bodied red with a deep and bright ruby red colour. The nose shows the characteristic scent of black cherries and ripe berries with a hint of vanilla and cloves from the oak aging. The palate is ripe and fruity with soft tannins and a lingering finish.

  • Category: Red
  • Origin: Italy
  • Region: veneto
  • Winery: Villa Almadi
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Vinification: In March following the harvest, the new vintage of Valpolicella Superiore wine is macerated with the skins remaining from the production of Amarone. This is done according to the ancient Veronese technique of "ripasso", which increases the alcohol and enriches the structure of the Valpolicella. It is then aged 12 months in oak barrels to develop further its characteristics. The wine hen benefits fro m a few months bottle aging.
Grown inse lected hillside sites of the Valpolicella area North of the city of Verona.
Alcohol: 13,5% by vol.
Grapes: 70% Corvina Veronese 20% Rondinella 5% Molinara 5% Others