New new new! Valpolicella Ripasso has always been such a popular style for us. In case you didn't know, they dump the skins used in the production of Amarone into the wine for a brief period to impart a reflection of what Amarone is all about upon itself. Let's find out more about this one.
Beginning with its founding, as far back as 1898, Cantina di Soave has followed a growth plan that has made it one of the leading and most prestigious wine producers on the Italian and international wine stage. Year after year, it has painstakingly assembled a priceless mosaic of production sites and vineyards that today embrace five valleys in the eastern Verona area and span three famous DOC denominations, Soave, Valpolicella, and Durello.
Thanks to its avant-garde system of quality selection, Cantina di Soave is able to differentiate winemaking levels and categories in order to answer the requirements of an increasingly demanding and complex marketplace, offering a broad portfolio of wines that range from those meant for everyday enjoyment to ambitious wines styled for the most discriminating restaurants, wine shops, and enotecas in Italy and abroad. Cantina di Soave currently exports about half of its production, to more than 50 countries.
Rocca Sveva Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2014 @ £22.95 - Buy it here!
Intense ruby red colour with highlights tending to orange as wine ages. A bouquet with intense aroma of cherry, blackberry and nuances of vanilla. On the palate lengthy progression, underscoring the elegance of the aromas, with well-balanced, velvety tannins.
It's an absolute dream and you're welcome to try it before you buy it. Cheers!