Valpolicella Ripasso Villa Almadi Selection

Villa Almadi Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Selection

  • Brand: Villa Almadi
  • Product Code: VARipasso
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Deep ruby red colour with pronounced 'tears'. The nose is of black cherries and liquorice with hints of vanilla. The palate is dry but full-bodied and full of ripe cherry fruit with soft, rounded tannins which carry it through to a lingering finish.

 

VINIFICATION

The harvest takes place at the beginning of October and the must is fermented in stainless steel. In March the wine is macerated with the grape-skins left over from the production of the freshly made Recioto following the traditional technique of 'ripasso', which enriches the structure and flavour of the Valpolicella. Half the wine is then aged in large oak casks and half in new barriques.

 

PRODUCTION AREA

Vineyards with iron -rich, clay soil in the hills to the North East of Verona

 

ALCOHOL = 14,5% by vol.

 

GRAPES

45% Corvinone

30% Corvina V eronese

20% Rondinella

5% Molinara

 

 NET CONTENTS = 750 ml

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