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VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO 2017 DOC
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CASTEL DEL LAGO
Deep intense purple colour. Spicy, bright, attractive, ripe, plum-cherry purée nose with some cedary, sandalwood-tinged, mineral notes. Dry, medium bodied, well structured, gently complex, slightly spicy, intense, rounded, ripe plum-cherry purée flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid fresh, vibrant finish. Quite ready to drink. Has 15% alcohol and 6 g/L residual sugar with lot number 2017L19.291 on the back label. Has not appeared in Vintages before. CSPC 12411
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Fro Win
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Complex, Ripe, Plum-Cherry Purée
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Here's a big, soft, round, fruit-forward ripasso brimming with sweet-spiced fruit and showing a touch of chewy tannin on the finish. A great choice for salumi or a pancetta risotto. (Vintages panel, May 2019) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 8, 2020
Cases bought 749 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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