Valpolicella Ripasso, Sospiro
Italy - 2016
Tasting Note: The more powerful style of Valpolicella, still full of cherries and wild berries, but here with a hint of jam, too.
Food Matching: A roast wine that is also a fine companion to game of all kinds. Excellent also with fermented and ripe cheeses.
Vineyard: Vineyards are located on the hilly area north of Verona at elevation of 250-300 meters in medium-textured soil.
Vinification: "Crushing-destemming of the grapes.Fermentation temperature between 22 - 28 °C Maceration time: 10 days Second fermentation on Amarone marc. Refinement in oak casks