Zenato Superiore Amarone Valpolicella Ripassa 2007 Wine Review

Zenato Superiore Amarone Valpolicella Ripassa 2007
Zenato Superiore Amarone Valpolicella Ripassa 2007
Zenato Superiore Amarone Valpolicella Ripassa 2007
D.O.C., Veneto, Italy
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 4
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Product #: 43547
SAQ Product #: 11067956

Price: $14.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: 2011-2017
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 375 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Zenato
Agent: Joseph Cipelli Wines & Spirits
More Vintages: 2004  Add New Vintage 
Natalie's Score: 90/100

What a perfect wine for the half size: robust and tasty … a party for one! This wine, like Amarone, is made with partially dried grapes for extra concentration of flavour. Dark cherry liqueur and some licorice. Big and beautiful!

This was reviewed July 9, 2011 by

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Cheryl Cottrell-Smith rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

Loved this wine! If you're a fan of a more complex red wine or game/red meats, this one is perfect for you. Tasty and tangy with cherry aromas, this one is a staple for your kitchen wine rack.
Heather Wall Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This wine was an excellent dinner guest. I didn't want him/her to leave! Smooth, dark and brooding with lots of characteristic dried fruit, raisin, figs, cocoa and alcohol. A kicker at 14%. Cherry cough syrup and plum finish with some drying tannin. Game and roasted red meats. Hard and salty Italian cheeses would pair as well.
Nina rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

Veneto, Italy.
Deep ruby color.
On the nose first alcohol, wine needs to breath, to aerate. Opens to lots of oak, licorice, some cooked fruit, coffee, black pepper.
On the palate dry, very smooth tannins and refreshing acidity. Rich, with flavours of spices, cherries, nuts, candied fruit.
Lingering fruity finish.
Ripassa is a full and generous wine packed tight with ripe fruit, spice and tobacco aromas. It imparts a rich, smooth feel with lingering notes of cinnamon and cherry on the finish. Score: 89 Source: Monica Larner, Wine Enthusiast

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