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Adalia Balt Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso

A uniquely made, rich red from Italy

To make Valpolicella Ripasso, newly fermented wine is passed over the skins and seeds leftover after robust, full-bodied Amarone wine is fermented. (Learn more about Amarone itself using the learn links at the bottom of the page.) This technique gives the wine its name of “ripasso” or “repassed.” The Valpolicella wine picks up a good amount of color, flavor and structure from the Amarone pomace, giving it a fuller body and richness than a traditional Valpolicella. 


Grapes: 35% Corvina, 35% Corvina Grossa, 20% Rondinella, 10% Molinara
Region: Veneto, Italy
Alcohol: 13.5% abv
Tasting Notes: Notes of red plum mixed with blackberry are laced with spice, tobacco and black pepper, while well-knit tannins provide palate structure.
Food Suggestions: braised meat, lamb shank, veal, hearty red sauce pasta dishes



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