Valpolicella Ripasso DOC
controlled denomination of origin
Mezzane di Sopra (Verona)
450/500 mt. s.l.m.
limestone with white calcareous rock, pink
ferrous calcareous rock, basaltic rock
containing minerals olivine and pyroxene,
and volcanic soil.
Type of grapes:
Corvina 35%, Rondinella 20%, Corvinone
other grapes 10% (Oseletta, Croatina).
5000 vinestock ha.
Vinification and maturation:
the grapes are harvested at the end of
September, drying for 1 month all the
grapes, de-stemming, pressing,
fermentation with cultured yeasts and
simultaneous malolactic, second
fermentation with Amarone marc,
decanting in steel tank, followed by
maturation in French oak barriques second
pass about 36 months and after the
bottling aging other 24 month in ours
Technical data :
residual sugar 3,8 g/l
total acidity 6,7 g/l
dry extract 36 g/l
deep ruby red, with reflexes garnet.
notes of red cherry, black/blue berry, vanilla,
balsamic, chocolate, pepper.
smooth and seductive, with an appealing
sapidity and an optimal acidity and frank
notes of red fruits mature, spices, balsamic,
chocolate, tertiary perfumes.
Best served with:
it goes perfectly with many kinds of food
such as braised, steaks, cheeses, game meat.
16 – 18°C
0,75L – 1,5 L
cases of 6 bottles
cases magnum of 1 magnum