Valpolicella


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Valpolicella

(ˌvælpɒlɪˈtʃɛlə; Italian valpoliˈtʃɛlla)
n
(Brewing) a dry red table wine from the Veneto region of NE Italy
[C20: named after a valley where it is produced]
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2018 Valpolicella Valpantena PS7 at M&S Valpolicella is Italy's fourth biggest wine region producing 20 million bottles a year that include substantial wines like Amarone.
Next, we're back in Italy and the MASI TOAR VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE 2015 (PS19.95, Oakham Wines) is not your usual valpolicella, using 80% Corvina, 10% Rondinella, 10% Oseleta from vineyards normally used for Amarone.
Masi Toar Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2015, Italy (PS19.95 Oakham Wines) From the masters of all things Corvina comes this rich and characterful Valpolicella.
WAITROSE RIPASSO DI VALPOLICELLA 2016 (PS12.99, Waitrose) VENETO'S famous red comes in four styles, and this medium tier, double-fermented ripasso has all the bright cherry perfumed fruit you'd expect in a basic Valpolicella - except it's far more fragrant, flavoursome, powerful and tangy, with rich jammy fruit, plums and hints of leather and red liquorice.
WAITROSE RIPASSO DI VALPOLICELLA 2016 (PS12.99, Waitrose) VENETO'S famous red comes in four styles, and this mediumtier, double-fermented ripasso has all the bright cherry perfumed fruit you'd expect in a basic Valpolicella - except it's far more fragrant, flavoursome, powerful and tangy, with rich jammy fruit, plums and hints of leather and red liquorice.
It was positioned somewhere between the approachable simplicity of a Valpolicella and the complexity of an Amarone.
So I got that this was vino from the Veneto region in Italy's north east, famed for wines like Soave and Valpolicella, and an Indicazione geografica tipica, Italy's answer to Vin de Pays.
Wine tasting event with Christie Brassard will feature the wines of the Italian Veneto region, famous for Valpolicella, Amarone, Soave and more.
| Rocca Alata Valpolicella Ripasso 2013, Italy (PS6.50 from PS8.50, until October 17, Tesco): This ripasso is ripe and concentrated with red berry fruits, dried herbs, liquorice and mint.
BERRIES, PLUMS AND CLARET :: Rocca Alata Valpolicella Ripasso 2013, Italy (PS6.50 from PS8.50, now until October 17, Tesco) Perfect with autumn stews or roasted grouse with pumpkin if you want to up your 'wine game', this ripasso is ripe and concentrated with ample red berry fruits, dried herbs, liquorice and mint with sweet tannins on the smooth finish.
The ample wine selection includes Italian reds such as Barolo from the Northern Italian region of Piedmont, considered one of Italy's greatest wines ($90/bottle), and Amarone della Valpolicella, an intense dry red wine from the Veneto region ($105/bottle), as well as sparkling wines such as Le Cave della Guarduccia from the Abruzzo region ($90/bottle).