Zonin - Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 750ml

Zonin - Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 750ml

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Vintage 2018
Alcohol percentage 14.0
Bottle volume ml 750.0ml
Brand Zonin
Gift box No
Country of origin Italy
Varietal Corvina


Ripasso is a traditional technique that promotes a second fermentation through the wine’s contact with warm dried grape skins from which Amarone has been pressed. This practice increases slightly the alcoholic content and enriches the wine with a greater concentration of sugar, glycerine, polyphenolic substances and aromas. The Zonin Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore wine then matures in 30-hectoliter (660 gallon) Slavonian oak barrels for 1 year and for a further six months in bottle.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance Appearance
    Intense ruby brightened by purple reflections
  • Nose Nose
    Ample and remarkably complex with vinous tones; well-defined scents of cherries, mature plum, fig with notes of violet and dried tobacco against a tenuous background of dark chocolate
  • Palate
    Dry on the palate with a fine and harmonious balance, great strength, and a sturdy body; reveals stewed wild berries, smoking tobacco, and exotic spices, leads to plush and moderate tannins, demonstrates persistence and complexity on the palate.


  • 97
    97 points
    Interational Wine Challenge
  • 2018
    Asian Wine Trophy
  • 2018
    Berliner Wein Trophy

Sommelier Review

“Into the glass comes this Zonin wine in a beautiful strong ruby ​​red. Aromas of juicy sweet cherries and fine vanilla. The aroma of the Zonin Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore DOC is accompanied by a fruity blackberry note and a hint of elderberry. Through the 12 months in oak barrels, the aroma of the Ripasso Valpolicella Superior is rounded off with soft oak nuances. Overall, a voluminous, elegant, extremely harmonious Ripasso.”

Michael Leitner

Food pairings

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Cheese
  • Venison

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