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Tasting for you Venerdi 15 Maggio 2015

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Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso - Scriani

The Cottini family has created the Scriani brand to give a name to a long family tradition in the vine growing and wine making field. The company is located in Fumane and has approximately 8 hectares of land where they grow their vines using the traditional Verona style pergola system.

Certain Ripasso stand fast even with the most acoustic banquets...
this one by Scriani is an example. While maintaining a lively colour, it begins entering its best moment when the cherry, by this time dried, steps aside and allows the black cherry in alcohol and, even more, the leather, to appear. When tasted it maintains an exemplary persistence that accompanies the important but balanced tannin and an acidity that has not yet been replaced by the time that passes. Perfect with grilled red meat, roast meat and cheese.

Wine: Red - Year: 2011
Price (ex winery, VAT included): 9,80 Euro
Yearly production (bottles): 20.000
Ageing: 18 months in large barrels + 6 months in the bottle Designation: DOC
Grapes (%): Corvina 60%, Corvinone 20%, Rondinella 10%, Molinara 7%, Oseleta 3%