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2009 Bolla Italy (Other Regional Reds) "Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore"

Bolla 2009 Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore

Winery: Bolla

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore"

Wine Category: Italy (Other Regional Reds)

Grape blend: 70% Corvina & 30% Rondinella

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Valpolicella Classico Superiore

State or country: Italy

Price: $18

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: March 15, 2013

Wine Review: This opaque and midnight blue colored Italian wine opens with a musty oak, ash and black cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and savory. The flavor profile is a gentle old oak infused black cherry and red licorice blend with a hint plum. The finish is dry and its flavors linger nicely. This wine is food friendly and would pair well with veal marsala. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Color: Intense ruby-red with tints of garnet. Bouquet: Spice and dark fruit. Taste: Well balanced, with flavors of wild berries on the finish. Excellent with roasts, stews, rich pastas and aged cheeses.

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