Type: red wine
Vintage: 2017
ABV: 13.50%
Grapes: Sangiovese Molinara Croatina Rondinella Corvinone Corvina
Producer: Le Salette
Bottle size: 75cl
Tasting notes
Deep ruby red in color. On the nose you get wonderful ripe cherries, forest berries and a hint of vanilla, tobacco and chocolate. Well-rounded, elegant and warm with great acidity and well structured tannins.

I Progni Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC

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Ripasso is an ancient wine making technique used for centuries in Valpolicella, the second fermentation is on the sweet, locally dried grapes. Made with grapes sourced from a single vineyard in Valpolicella Classica, called I Progni.

Alcohol Content: 14%

Grape Varieties: 70% Corvina and Corvinone, 30% Rondinella and Oseleta

Vineyards: Vineyards Valpolicella Classica. Named after I Progni creek running through this vineyard

Wine Making: Ripasso is an ancient technique of wine making in Valpolicella. The initial fermentation is in October, the second one in January/February, on the sweet “passito” grapes

Vine Training: Pergola and Guyot

Ageing: 18 months in oak barrels, 4 months in bottle. Could be enjoyed for 10 years

Pairing: Risotto with asparagus, mushrooms or pumpkin. Meat or vegetable lasagna, grilled meat and aged cheeses

Serving Temperature: 18°C/ 64°F. Best to open one hour ahead of serving

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