Bure Alto Ripasso – Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC
Color: deep ruby red. Nose: rich and spicy, with notes of black pepper and hints of raisins. Flavor: full-bodied, very intense, spicy, with ripe cherry notes.
Corvina Veronese, Rondinella, Molinara.
The Bure Alto vineyard.
VINIFICATION and MATURATION
Manual harvesting at the end of September; fermentation in stainless steel vats for around 9 days; it is subsequently re-fermented on the grape pomace from the Amarone for 12-13 days, with daily pumping over. It then matures for 18 months in 65 hl Slavonian oak casks and for 6 months in bottle.
Excellent with boiled, braised or grilled meat.