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San Giuseppe Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso 2006

San Giuseppe Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso 750ML 2006    
Sku: 16805

Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore is a dry red wine that possesses a unique complexity, both harmonic and full bodied. It compliments all favorite meat dishes and makes farmhouse cheeses come alive with flavor.

Tasting notes
Spicy flavors of cherries, berries and other dark fruits. Dry, full and well-balanced.

Wine maker notes
San Giuseppe’s master craftsmen place the grapes of this Valpolicella through a double process to ensure its rich, velvety smooth taste. After an initial fermentation, the young wine is mixed with just-pressed Amarone skins to undergo a second fermentation or ripasso. This process enriches the wine, adding body, rounded texture and a complex bouquet. The wine is then matured in oak barrels to obtain exceptional balance and harmony.

Technical notes
The process begins with an abundance of Corvina, Corvinone and Rondinella grapes grown in premier Classico vineyards in the Negrar Hills of Verona, Italy. This area is considered the finest spot for grape growing due to its unique microclimate, ideal for optimum fruit ripeness. Taking the grapes from the vine at just the right time is one of the many secrets that make Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore D.O.C. so special.

Food pairing
Enjoy with veal, lamb, pork and pasta.

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Valpolicella Classico
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Regional Varietals:
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Regional Wineries:
Cantina Valpolicella Negrar
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Country: Italy
Region: Veneto
Sub-Region: Valpolicella Classico
Grape Varietal: Corvina
Type: Still wine
Reg. $22.99
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