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Valpolicella Ripasso

Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015


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The Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015 is one of the best known products of the estate Zenato. This Italian red wine is produced using the "Ripasso technique". This process gives the wine a very special colour intensity and a unique character.

It smells of red fruits, violets and almonds and goes very well with many red meat specialities such as grilled fillet, roast beef, but also with unique cheeses.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2015 Other vintages
Appellation:Valpolicella Ripasso (Veneto, Italy)
Winery: Zenato
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Corvina, Corvina Veronese, Molinara, Oseleta, Rondinella, Sangiovese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

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Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015 (Corvina, Corvina Veronese, Molinara, Oseleta, Rondinella and Sangiovese)


  • View: Deep ruby ​​red.
  • Nose: intense, rich and elegant, hints of blackberry jam, wooded spices, cocoa and balsamic herbs
  • Mouth: Structured, soft, warm, tasty, velvety, intense notes of red fruits and sweet spices.

APPELLATION: Valpolicella Ripasso.

VINEYARD: Vineyards located on the estate of Costalunga in Valpolicella.

GRAPES: Corvina 85%, 10% Rondinella, 5% Oseleta.

AGEING: aged for 18 months in tonneaux and then in bottles for 6 months.

PREPARATION: grapes harvested by hand, crushed, destemmed, macerated in steel for ten to twelve days. After fermentation, separate new wine skins and stored in steel tanks until January, then dried grapes pressed to produce Amarone. Then the Valpolicella reheated with a stay of 7-8 days in the pomace of Amarone.

PAIRING: cured meats or tranches, hunting, Italian sausages, cheeses, pastas, soups and red meat.



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The Winery



Zenato is a winery located in northern Italy near the beautiful Lake Garda. The Lugana wine region in which it is located is quickly becoming more popular and gaining international recognition for its high-quality Italian wines.

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Reviews of Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015


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4 /5

Colore rosso rubino intenso. Al naso intenso, con sentori di confettura di more ,spezie e cacao. Al palato strutturato, morbido ,sapido, con note di frutti rossi. Servire a 18ºC. Si abbina a formaggi, salumi, zuppe e carni rosse.
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4 /5

Il Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore di Zenato è uno dei rossi veneti per eccellenza, conosciuto in tutto il mondo per la particolare tecnica di vinificazione che lo avvicina moltissimo a quella densa complessità del fratello maggiore Amarone. Si compone del tradizionale blend di Corvina, presente all'85%, Rondinella, nella quota del 10% e Oseleta, al 5%. Al termine della normale vinificazione in acciaio, il Valpolicella Ripasso sosta sulle vinacce provenienti dall'Amarone per un periodo di circa una settimana. Matura, in seguito, per 18 mesi in tonneaux e per 6 mesi in bottiglia. Alla vista è rosso rubino scuro, denso. Il ventaglio aromatico che si spalanca al naso coinvolge in ricordi fragola, ciliegia, frutti rossi e una scia di frutta secca. Incede, in bocca, in modo vellutato e si afferma con la solidità di una struttura piena e morbida. Ottimo con le carni rosse e i formaggi stagionati. Da provare con un controfiletto di manzo ai ferri su crema di zola e noci.
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4 /5

Mooie balans en fluweelzacht met een mooie structuur.
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Reviews of other vintages of Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015020110201002009


I didn't pair it with anything. You have to drink it with a good friend.
Ruby colour apparently, but it had more intense reflections. Candy aromas. It felt like the typical astringency from Zenato.
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Albert Green
Zenato Ripassa Della Valpolicella Superiore 2011


It is my parents favorite wine.
Ruby colour with intense hues. Coffee aromas. It reminded me of licorice.
It was too well-bodied for our meal.
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Andrea Sanders
Zenato Ripassa Della Valpolicella Superiore 2010


It's a red I like to drink when I'm alone.
A very successful cherry colour. Highlight the aromas of tobacco. The flavours of Ripassa Della Valpolicella Superiore were quite well compensated.
We had it while we waited for the meal, with appetizers.
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Gloria Kent
Ripassa Della Valpolicella Superiore 2009

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