Why we love it
A big, complex nose, fruity, elegant, with notes of cherry jams for this Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore. Full, perfectly balanced, smooth, lively and with a long finish. Superiore because made with the best, ripe, grapes, manually harvested
The valpolicella ripasso is a wine from the Valpolicella wines family produced using the "ripasso" technique, where the valpolicella wine is refermented on the Amarone must, and then aged for 12 months, in this case in big barrels, before undergoing an additional 12 months of bottle ageing.
This valpolicella ripasso superiore pair perfectly pasta dishes, including risotto, meat, games and cheeses.
The artisan who made it
Il Canovino is a family winery, is husband and wine, Antonio and Francesca and their vineyards, cultivated following organic practices in the Valpolicella and Soave area. The vineyards in the Valpolicella, in the Canova area are located at 200/250 m. above sea level and the Soave vineyards in the heart of the Soave Classico area.
Il Canovino is four generations of vine growers and wine making, it is the place where tradition and modern equipment find their perfect balance, where grapes are looked after because great wines are made on the vine not in the winery. Il Canovino is slow made wines, they follow the natural time and wines are released only when they are ready, there is no rush, only by following each and every wine, a great wine can be made.
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