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Valpantena Ripasso Valpolicella 2011 Wine Review

Valpantena Ripasso Valpolicella 2011

Valpantena Ripasso Valpolicella 2011

D.O.C., Veneto, Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Valpantena

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Savoury and delicious; tastes like twice the price. Blackberry, cedar, wild black raspberry aromas on the nose. Some kind of wonderful! There's some lovely dried herbs, mocha-dark chocolate and smoke on the finish. Try it with Italian cheeses and try not to smile.

Ripasso Valpolicella food pairings: game, hearty beef stew, grilled veggies, turkey sandwich, borscht, meaty pasta, grilled beef, flavourful cheeses.

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This Valpantena Ripasso Valpolicella 2011 was reviewed on January 2, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Fans of Amarone often look to Ripasso wines for a lighter take on the signature wine styles of Veneto. Valpantena’s Torre del Falasco makes a great introduction to Ripasso – but really, at this price, even seasoned Veneto lovers shouldn’t miss this one. Look for dark cherry fruit framed by silky tannins, milk chocolate and baking spices. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, undated.

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