Production area / grade: Italy / Veneto
Grape varieties: Corvina, Rondinella, Corvinone
【LUCA MARONI 96】
The color of the wine is deep ruby, and the front section exudes aromas such as black chocolate and roasted coffee beans. The front section of the mouth has fruity sensations such as ripe black plums and black brussels sprouts, followed by dark chocolate, coffee, blackberry jam, etc.
Long aftertaste; able to express the typical Ripasso fruity style, firm and powerful tannins, full-bodied and layered.
"Ripasso" (literally translated as 'repressed') refers to a winemaking technique in which young Valpolicella wines are re-introduced with grape skins* and then re-fermented.
Amarone is a dry red wine made by air-drying grapes. After pressing the raisins, there will be a lot of grape skins left. The winemakers did not give up, but mixed Valpolicella Classico wine with
The pomace of one year's Amarone is fermented, and the wine produced in this way is called Ripasso Valpolicella. Compared with Valpolicella Classico wine, it will be more complex, full-bodied, and have higher alcohol content.
High tannins with style.