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Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Valpolicella Ripasso 2013 Wine Review

Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Valpolicella Ripasso 2013

Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Valpolicella Ripasso 2013

Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Valpantena

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A spicy, full-bodied relatively smooth Italian red wine with lots of mouth-watering acidity on the palate. Aromas of tart cherry. Pair with a tangy tomato sauce.

This Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Valpolicella Ripasso 2013 was reviewed on October 2, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A traditional Vapolicella blend of Corvina Veronese, Corvinone, and Rondinella. Cantina Valpantena's Torre del Falasco Ripasso underwent a second fermentation on the skins of the premium Amarone Torre del Falasco which added flavour, texture, and colour to the wine. 30 minutes after popping the cork the aromas have opened up and are in full force. The nose shows dried cherries, herbs, spice, cedar and leather. This food friendly Ripasso has great texture with subtle tannins which help further complement hearty autumn dishes. Tasted recently with a Buttenut Squash and Chickpea Chili and they were simply delicious together. Enjoy this versatile Ripasso with hearty dishes, pasta, or ripe cheese. Terrific quality price ratio. Tasted October 2016. 89 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Maris reviewed this wine as follows:

From STAN @ Thanksgiving
The Italian wine style Ripasso is a lighter version of Amarone also made in the northern Italian region of Veneto. Torre del Falasco offers dark fruit and spice. - Community Wine Reviews

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