Zenato 2017 Ripassa Valpolicella Superiore

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$26.99
Zenato 2017 Ripassa Valpolicella Superiore
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This wine is a blend of 85% Corvina, 10% Rondinella, and 5% Oseleta. As soon as the dried grapes for the Amarone are fermented, selected batches of Valpolicella wine are re-passed over the Amarone lees, thus starting a second fermentation that slightly increases the alcohol content and gives the wine deeper color and more complex aromas. Deep ruby-red in color, this wine shows intense aromas of blackberries and black currants underscored by aromas of spice pepper, and a hint of leather. On the palate, it is smooth and viscous with well-balanced acidity and alcohol.  Pair this wine with risotto, Lyonnaise sauces, beef negimaki, and rabbit ragu. Winemaker notes.