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Poggio al Lago Ripasso 2020

Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC

Valpolicella is one of Italy’s best-known reds, loved for its vibrant red fruit. Here the Ripasso method has added layers of intense, chocolate and cherry character. A star wine crafted by Daniele Accordini at the former Venetian Winery of the Year.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Rich red berries, prune, chocolate and spice notes. Rounded tannins

Aroma

Red and black cherry, plum and spice aromas

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Poggio al Lago Ripasso 2020

More information

  • 13.5% ABV
  • 10.13 Units
  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2030

Halfway between the powerful Amarone style and classic Valpolicella, this dark, cherryish red is from Cantina Negrar, an award-winning cellar, not far from Verona. Talented oenologist Daniele Accordini works closely with small local growers, encouraging the highest standards in the vineyard as well as respect for the natural environment and biodiversity. For this red he has ensured plenty of richness, weight and complexity by fermenting the wine with a portion of partially dried grapes – the famous ‘Ripasso’ technique of Amarone. From a good vintage, the wine has rich cherry flavour, deep mocha notes and Valpolicella's attractive zip of freshness. Poggio al Lago pairs well with pasta with a rich ragu, game or mature cheeses. Best decanted.

"Delicious. An excellent Valpolicella" 5-star Online Review
For the 2019 vintage
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