Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso, Le Bignele

Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso, Le Bignele - 2016

Item # 40876 750mL
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$299.52 $204.77/ Case of 12
Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

Ripasso Valpolicella rests on Amarone pomace in order to create an extraordinarily complex wine. This was further enhanced by the oak aging in barrel (a year and a half) giving a mild spiced character.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms


The red Corvina grape (a.k.a. Corvina Veronese) is the most widely planted grape in Italy's Valpolicella and Bardolino regions. In recent years, it has gained momentum as the best grape for making Amarone.



This is a very large region that produces all sorts of red wines, often from the Corvina grape, that range from light, early-drinking, Beaujolais-esque efforts to hulking dried-grape monsters like Recioto and Amarone.

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