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Luigi Righetti Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso 2012 Wine Review

Luigi Righetti Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso 2012

Luigi Righetti Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso 2012

Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Luigi Righetti

Agent: The Small Winemakers Collection

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Chocolate and mocha on the nose and palate with sweet espresso on the finish. Lots of smoke and blackberry jam. Lots of acidity too.

Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso food pairings: prime rib roast, hearty winter stew, turkey burgers, pasta with a cream based sauce.

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This Luigi Righetti Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso 2012 was reviewed on February 20, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Yum! Dried fruit, plum, cedar, and cola on the nose and palate. Expressive and complex, this is a great wine at a terrific price. Recommend buying by the case and enjoying over the next few years. Tasted January 2016. 90+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A rustic medium-bodied Venetian wine with aromas and flavours of dark cherry,fleshy plum, violets, mocha, earthiness, leather, sweet tobacco, dried herbs and damp cellar.Medium(+) acidity with some evident tannins. Lingering fruit compote finish. A very nice wine for $21.
Tasted: January 2016
The Luigi Righetti family has run this winery since it was established in 1909 in Valpolicella Classico. The 2012 vintage of the Superiore Ripasso is full-bodied. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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