Corte Giara Valpolicella Ripasso, a red wine from Valpolicella Ripasso, Italy.
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Corte Giara Valpolicella Ripasso

Red Wine
Italy | Region: Valpolicella Ripasso
Vintage: 2018 | Grape: Corvina Veronese & Rondinella
Volume: 75cl | ABV: 13.5%
Food Pairing: Braised meats, grilled beef fillet, lamb spare ribs.

Tasting Notes 

Deep ruby red colour with good concentration. Plump red fruit combines well with sweet spices, then giving way to delicately spiced herbs. Full and satisfying. The harmonious balance struck by an excellent structure and vibrant acidity renders this wine both smooth and vivacious on the palate.

Grape variety: 70% Corvina Veronese & 30% Rondinella.

Vineyards: Hillsides of the Valpolicella production area. 

Vine age: 31 years. 

Harvest: grapes are hand-picked during the second half of September. 

Vinification: De-stalking then soft crushing of the grapes. 1st fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks; 2nd fermentation on the pomace in

Ageing: 4 months in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks, 11 months in large Slavonian oak barrels, 2 months in bottle. 

Best served with: Pairs well with pot roast and braised meats accompanied with polenta (corn meal), grilled fillet, quail, sliced beef with mushrooms, lamb spare ribs and medium-matured cheeses.

Serving temperature: Serve at 16°C.