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Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Ripasso Valpolicella 2012 Wine Review

Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Ripasso Valpolicella 2012

Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Ripasso Valpolicella 2012

Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Valpantena

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Soft and supple with medium-bodied, sweet blackberries and mocha from oak aging. Pair with pasta in tomato sauce.

Perfect Pasta and Tomato Sauce Wine

This Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Ripasso Valpolicella 2012 was reviewed on November 8, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Dan rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Delicious red wine. Paired with Lasagna
Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Great value in this ripe ruby wine with flavours of strawberry, spices, coffee, and herbs. The velvet tannins give structure to the refreshing wine as it lingers on the complex finish.
Pair with charcuterie or strong cheeses.
Drink now or cellar through 2018; will benefit from decanting.
Date tasted: November 2014.
If you like Italian Amarone, try this Ripasso for a slightly lighter version of the same winemaking method, though by no means a light wine. The method of drying grapes before fermentation in Veneto concentrates flavour and richness in the finished wine. - Community Wine Reviews
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