Valpolicella Ripasso Mezzopiano

The “ripasso” is a very old traditional technique known in Verona which consists of the repouring the Valpolicella wine on Recioto and Amarone pressed grapes further enhancing and thus ennobling the wine.


Appellation:Denominazione di Origine Controllata Superiore
Soil type:North of Verona, in the hilly vineyards with medium density soil tending to be calcareous, situated in the villages of Negrar, Fumane, S. Pietro In Cariano and Marano.
Grapes:Corvina (40%), Rondinella (30%), Corvinone (30%)
Per hectare yield:Each 100 kg of grapes 70 litres of first pressing.
Contents:Alcohol 13,5% - Total acidity 5,60 g/l - Net dry extract 29,85 g/l
Ageing:3 months in tonneaux barrels - 9 months in Slavonia oak barrels of medium capacity
Refining:3 months in the bottle
Colour:Intense dark ruby colour.
Aroma:Elegant spiced bouquet.
Taste:A full persisting and extremely harmonious taste.
Serving suggestions:Game, fermented and matured cheeses.
How to serve:20° C in balloon glass Recommended: uncorks the bottle 15 minutes before. Please stow away from light and heating, laid down in a cool place.
Longevity:6 - 8 years