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Domini Veneti 'La Casetta' Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2017

Domini Veneti 'La Casetta' Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2017

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75CL
ABV 14.00%
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This is a customer cult favourite – because La Casetta is a Valpolicella Ripasso with a difference. Most Valpolicella Ripassos are made by adding the leftover skins from Amarone production to standard Valpolicella. But with La Casetta, they go a step further. They add the skins from Recioto – a rare sweet wine which is so intense it makes Amarone look light and fresh. For Recioto, grapes are dried in the sun on straw mats for so long they lose half their volume. It intensely concentrates the sugars and flavours in the grapes – so when the leftover skins are added to normal Valpolicella it pushes it into another dimension of flavour. Tangy red cherry. Plum. Dried fruit. It’s fantastically full with a really plush texture. Perfect with mushrooms or game.

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Grape Corvina
Secondary Grape Varieties Rondinella, Corvinone
Closure Natural Cork
Country Italy
Units 10.5
Characteristics Vanilla, Fig, Red Cherry, Red Plum, Sweet Spice
Type Red
ABV ABV 14.00%
Region Veneto
Style Rich & Juicy
Vintage 2017
Appellation Valpolicella

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K* *******N 3 days ago
The most delectable lighter red that we have tasted in a long time - this is not for full bodied lovers of strong reds, but I would recommend to non-red wine drinkers as it is so easy drinking and fruity.
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B* *******D 5 days ago
This wine is flabby and insipid, a real disappointment. I bought two bottles on the recommendation of the staff, which they made the second I walked in the store! The second bottle will be returned.
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B* *******D 5 days ago
This is a flabby insipid wine and a real disappointment. I bought this ( and another which I shall return) because it was recommended to me the second I walked into the store!
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G. MCVICAR 20 days ago
fruity, balanced, nice!
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G. BYRNE 23 days ago
One of the best wines I ever tasted.
Depth. Fruit. Flavour. A pleasure indeed.
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Paul SILVER 24 days ago
This Ripasso is incredible value. Try it, you won't regret it
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G. BYRNE 25 days ago
Open it. Leave it 20 minutes, and they be drawn to it once you've tasted it.
Amazingly fruit-filled flavours for such a richly flavoured wine.
Goes well with lamb flavoured with oregano and thyme, and with friends.
Also good with Manchego or Pecorino.
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I. NOVICK 27 days ago
fabulous example of a Ripasso
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I. NOVICK 27 days ago
Superb - smooth Ripasso at its best !
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Y* *******N 27 days ago
An excellent Ripasso. Okay I’m not that savvy when it comes to Veneto wines, and especially this way of making wine made me google/wiki but it’s definitely more aromatic than your normal Italians, more punchy with red fruit, cherry, and somewhat vanilla.
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ROBERT RODWELL 1 month ago
My go-to wine for Italian tomato based pasta meals.
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MATTHEW SMITH 1 month ago
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