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Santa Margherita Superiore Ripasso Valpolicella 2014 Wine Review

Santa Margherita Superiore Ripasso Valpolicella 2014

Santa Margherita Superiore Ripasso Valpolicella 2014

Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Santa Margherita

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Pricing & Stock Information

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MARKHAM ROAD & BUR OAK19 Add
HWY 401 & WESTON (CROSSROADS)14 Add
N SERVICE RD & DORVAL (TOWN CTR WEST)9 Add
MAJOR MACKENZIE & WESTON7 Add
BATHURST & RUTHERFORD7 Add
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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Well done! This blend of Corvina (40%), Corvinone (40%), and Rondinella (20%) is full bodied and quite dry showing lovely fruit - plum, blackberry, cherry - it is complex, well balanced and the acidity is vibrant! The palate is elegant with a blend of fine dark fruits, interwoven spicy notes and with subtle hints of the rich terroir. Very well balanced with fresh acidity and a silkiness that is really enjoyable. Thinking aged hard cheese, or a wild mushroom pasta with shaved Parmeggiano Reggiano.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A wonderful Valpolicella is said to mean the land of many fruits and in abundance. The Santa Margherita Ripasso is sourced with hand picked-fruit from the Illasi valley at 250 m above sea level ( 800ft ASL). In this North Italian zone, the hills and steep gorges were created by prehistoric volcanic eruptions with the valley floor soil rich in marine fossils. This ripasso is as complex as its terroir. Elegantly vinified and released in advance of its cousin Amarone. Deep ruby red. 14% ABV. Dark cherries, wild blackberry, raspberry, savoury herb and a hint of baking spice. Well balanced, medium tannins, mouthwatering acidity and medium plus fruit. Paired exceptionally well with panko crusted sous vide rack of lamb. Tasted February 2017 and re-tasted in October 2017. 90 points. BespokeTastings
From the Veneto wine region, Santa Margherita Superiore (2014) Ripasso Valpolicella is their inaugural vintage red wine blend of 40% Corvina, 40% Corvinone, and 20% Rondinella. The wine is dry with savoury notes, dark fruit and rich cherry flavours. Try this one with a roast of veal. - Community Wine Reviews

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