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Remo Farina Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2011 Wine Review

Remo Farina Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2011

Remo Farina Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2011

D.O.C., Veneto, Italy

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Remo Farina

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Smoky black cherries on the nose, juicy, smooth, full-bodied weight and texture, finishes with black plum note. Ripasso translates to “re-passing” and means fermenting Valpolicella wine a second time with dried Amarone grapes to deepen the flavour, body and persistence of the wine. I love persistence in a wine: shows great character!

Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore food pairings: grilled veal chops, pasta, beef stew, herbed tomato salad.

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This Remo Farina Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2011 was reviewed on November 23, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Nick De Bonis rated this wine as 100/100 with the following review:

Excellent choice for pasta or game meat.
Louise Wilson - ISG Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A lengthy palate of juicy blackberry, floral and vanilla notes from this Amarone look-a-like. An outstanding value with plush ripe tannins and high alcohol, perfectly offset by concentrated fruit and fresh acidity. Drink now through 2018. Partner up with bigoli in salsa. Tastes Feb 2014.
Ripasso (or "re-passing") involves fermenting Valpolicella a second time on dried Amarone grapes. This process deepens the wine's colour, body, aroma, taste and ageability. Farina's Ripasso features aromas of pepper spice, licorice, cherries and ginger, all contributing to a medium-bodied, long-finishing wine. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, undated.



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