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Corte Grande Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore

Italians are quite the creative bunch, especially when working with wine. Sometimes, this creativity makes things more difficult by adding a few more steps to the wine making process but they are always rewarded for their hard work in the end! Take this 2017 Corte Grande Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore for example. “Ripasso” is the process of taking the grape

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Zenato Valpolicella Ripassa Superiore DOC

Wonderfully rich and not for the faint of palate. The method of “ripasso” means to “re-pass” Valpolicella wine through dried Amarone grape skins to cause a second alcoholic fermentation. This method increases the alcohol level and the Valpolicella wine becomes richer in color, more fragrant, and definitely more lush in body. The Zenato Valpolicella is a unique Italian blend of

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