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Ripasso ‘Bure Alto’ Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC

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Tasting Notes

Intense ruby red in color. Rich spicy black pepper on the nose with a hint of raisins. Full-bodied and well-balanced on the palate with hints os spices and sweet cherry flavors. Pairs well with white and red meats, game, and fresh and aged cheeses.

Winery

Villa Girardi

Region

Veneto

Varietal

70% Corvina Veronese, 25% Rondinella, 5% Corvinone

Location of Vineyards

Valpolicella Classico area

Soil

Mixed with limestone

Type of Cultivation

Pergola Veronese

Vinification

Ripasso is the unique result of re-fermenting Valpolicella Classico on the warm dried grape skins from which Amarone has been pressed.

Aging

18 months in Slavonian oak barrels (65 hl in size), then 6 months in bottle.

Alcohol Content

13%

Oenologist

Giancarlo Tommasi