Appearance: Vivid colour with subtle garnet reflections.

Nose: Elegant and complex. Aromas of toasted hazelnuts and tobacco notes, followed by juicy red fruit and cherry jam notes; followed with lingering vanilla and spices. 

Palate: Well structured, full-bodied with a final salinity, excellent persistence and flavour. Great ageing potential.

Food Pairing: Valpolicella Ripasso combines well with stews in general & grilled meat.

About the wine: Affectionately called Amarone's little brother, Ripasso is a production method whereby Valpolicella wine is repassed (hence the name) over Amarone pomace (pulpy grape residue). 

Country: Veneto, Italy

Grape Variety: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara

ABV: 14%

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