Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Classico Superiore by Tommasi
Tasting Notes: A deep, bright ruby red in color, it is rich and intensely spicy on the nose, with notes of cherry jam, tobacco and black pepper. On the palate it is full-bodied yet elegant, with gentle, silky tannins and a very long finish.
Serving Suggestions: It is excellent with boiled, braised or grilled meats.
Origin: The vineyards of the Conca d’Oro and La Groletta crus, in the hilly Valpolicella Classica zone.
Vinification and Maturation: Fermentation in stainless steel vats or around 15 days. Re-fermentation on the pomace of the Amarone for 12-13 days. Maturation for at least 18 months in 65 hl Slavonian oak casks 6 months’ bottle-aging.