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Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Valpolicella Ripasso 2014 Wine Review

Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Valpolicella Ripasso 2014

Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Valpolicella Ripasso 2014

Veneto D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Valpantena

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 88/100

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. 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.

Valpolicella Ripasso food pairings: rich tomato sauce and pasta, vegetarian lasagna, fricassee rabbit.

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This Valpantena Torre Del Falasco Valpolicella Ripasso 2014 was reviewed on May 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Here we have a nice bargain Ripasso that fell just a tad below my expectations. Dominant notes include smoke, game/smoked meat, spice and dried fig notes. The palate, where I expected more body and balance, shows mild notes of cherry and spice. The acidity is present but too moderate for what I expect from a Valpolicella Ripasso. Tannins are also not present enough for what I expect. Enjoy this medium-light bodied red with beef chili. Tasted Oct 2016. @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
This is a lovely ripasso Valpolicella from the Veneto wine region in Italy. Valpantena Torre del Falasco (2014) is great value under $20. Ripasso is a lighter version of Amarone also made in the northern Italian region of Veneto. Torre del Falasco is a full-bodied red with dark fruit and spice. The wine blend is Corvina, Veronese, Corvinone and Rondinella grapes. Enjoy with grilled fare. - Community Wine Reviews

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