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Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2009 Wine Review

Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2009

Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2009

D.O.C., Veneto, Italy

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2011-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Monte Zovo

Agent: Liberty Wines Inc.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This superb Ripasso is a perennial favourite with Vintages customers. Fruit-forward, with complex notes of cherry, herbs, and cranberry masterfully integrated with spicy pepper and meat notes. Dry and medium-full bodied with a flavourful and lingering finish. The upfront style makes this a very pleasant sipping wine. My note: Savoury, juicy and rustic with black fruit and cedar smoke. Lots of acidity for food. Full-bodied and supple.

Ripasso Valpolicella food pairings: roast leg of lamb, gourmet pizza with the works.

Luscious Lamb Wine

This Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2009 was reviewed on June 23, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Shana rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A great Ripasso
Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

tasted March 2013
Jason Beggs rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

This very dry red wine is very nice. Pencil shavings, graphite, cedar and a hint of sulpher on the nose. When tasting it has an immediate herbs and tart cranberry-cherry flavour. Over half an hour or so, it opens up it mellows with flavours of dried plum and fig as well as raisin. This is a nice wine to have with food, notably with a pasta with spicy tomato and salty pecorino romano or parmigiano-reggiano cheese. It would go equally well with any dish with pork products like bacon or bone in pork chops.

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