Speri Valpolicella Classico Ripasso 2020 750ml - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake
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Speri Valpolicella Classico Ripasso 2020 750ml
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Speri Valpolicella Classico Ripasso 2020

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Category Red Wine
Origin Italy, Veneto, Valpolicella
Brand Speri
Alcohol/vol 13.5%

A classic blend of 70% Corvina veronese, 20% Rondinella and 10% Molinara, we tasted and loved this Speri Ripasso. Veneto is an important wine region in the northeastern corner of Italy. In terms of geography, culture, and wine styles, it represents a transition between the alpine, Germano-Slavic end of Italy and the warmer, drier, more Roman lands to the south. The Speri Winery, with a story that begins in the first half of the 1800s, has now entered its seventh generation making wine from about 60 hectares of vineyards in the most select Valpolicella Classica areas. The Speri family, respecting its territorial heritage, has always cultivated exclusively the native grape varieties of the Valpolicella zone (Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Molinara and other indigenous varieties), making wine only from grapes coming from its own vineyards and itself overseeing the entire production process.   

Ripasso is an ancient wine making technique used for centuries in Valpolicella wineries and now become very popular among wine enthusiasts. Ripasso meaning 'to pass over', and also called double fermentation, is a method used to give more structure, body and flavors to the basic Valpolicella wine by passing the juice of the Valpolicella over the lees of the Amarone.

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  • bot93

Deep, smooth and sultry with an expressive and enticing bouquet, this is the perfect wine to experience 'Ripasso' Valpolicella. Red and black fruits, sweet nutty oak, licorice and pressed flowers abound.

May 2023
Wine Enthusiast
  • we93

Super pretty nose from the start with aromas of ripe red and black-hued fruits that give way to more savory aromas of laurel and green pepper. An expressive palate with vibrant acidity and a balance between fruit and savory flavors add to the complexity of this expressive and fun wine.

Jeff Porter, March 1, 2023
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Dark and almost smoky in the glass, the 2020 Valpolicella Superiore Classico Ripasso smolders up with a mix of musky red currants and savory herbs lifted by a hint of menthol. Silky smooth and with a pleasant inner sweetness, this soothes with ripe red fruits and saline-infused acidity. Licorice and lavender nuances are left to linger as this finishes only lightly structured and with finesse

Eric Guido, December 2022
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