Tommasi Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2011 Wine Review

Tommasi Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2011
Veneto, Italy
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 69443
SAQ Product #: 10969923

Price: $12.45
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2013-2018
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 375 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Tommasi
Agent: Tandem Selections Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

This full-bodied red wine hails from one of Italy's top producers, and certainly also one of it's most consistent vintage after vintage. Tasty and full-bodied with lovely black fruit aromas, dark spices and some smoke. I love a half bottle, which is perfect for a very fun night on your own or when you just want a glass and an half each for a certain course, like a meat dish or sausages. Elegant with a dry finish.

Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore food pairings: grilled turkey, pasta.

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Louise Wilson ISG Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Pretty black cherry, plum and raisin notes from this classic ripasso. Medium body and soft tannin allow maximum flexibility when food pairing. Enjoy with a wide range of dishes from salmon with dill sauce to pork picatta. Drink now through 2015. Tasted Jan 2014.
The half-size bottle of our popular Essentials item (910430). Made from the Valpolicella grape and enriched by being "passed" over grape skins from Amarone production. The result is a robust and flavourful wine that will show dark cherry, blueberry and mocha with earth and spice accents. Source: Vintages Wine Ratings and Reviews, undated.

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