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imageCampagnola Ripasso Bottle
Campagnola Ripasso Bottle
Campagnola (Italy)

Ripasso DOC


   
Blend Corvina- 60%; Rondinella - 35%, Molinara - 5%
Wine Region Valpolicella viticultural area, Veneto, Italy
Vineyards 

Purano-area vineyards long recognized for their outstanding quality, situated at 200m (650ft) elevation in the historic heart of Valpolicella between Valgatara and Marano

Harvest Grapes are selected and hand-picked, in the traditional manner
Vinification Details
In February of the following year, the wine referments (the ripasso) on the fresh pomace left over from the just-completed Recioto Amarone fermentation, giving the Valpolicella richer flavors and complexity.
Aging Maturation for 12 months in 50hl Slavonian oak barrels
Winemaker's Comments 

Color:      Deep ruby red colour

Aroma:    Elegant, complex aromas of ripe fruit
Flavor:    In the mouth, soft, rich flavors typical of the best Valpolicellas, lengthening into a pleasantly bitterish finish. Enjoy within 5 years of harvest

Food Pairing 
Particularly suitable to accompany the autumn Risotti (with mushrooms, red chicory or traditional risotto al Tastasal ), bean and pasta soup, various dishes of roasted or stewed meat and traditional boiled meat. To serve at the room temperature of 20 degrees.