Villa Erbice Valpolicella Ripasso Italy

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Corvina

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998 In Stock

Villa Erbice delivers a rich wine that almost matches its big brother the Amarone. Toasted oak, prune and tobacco with Marasca cherry and dark fruit overlaying a luscious fruit finish.

So, what is Ripasso? It’s a half-way house between cherry red Valpolicella and deep rich Amarone. The Italians wanted to add oomph to their Valpolicella and discovered after pressing the dried grapes for Amarone, there was plenty of rich grape skins leftover and winemakers began using these in a second fermentation of Valpolicella. Thus Ripasso, meaning "re-pass" or "go over again" was given its own DOC in 2007.

The Erbice Ripasso is “repassed” over the Amarone skins of the same vintage for one week in January and then aged for 18 months in French oak barrels and for 6 months in the bottle before release. 

 

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Your delivery will arrive usually arrive within two working days but please allow extra time during the pandemic. Particularly at busy seasonal times like Christmas.  

Two day delivery applied to weekdays as our couriers do not operate at the weekends. For example, orders placed on Friday will be delivered Tuesday. 

Please call us on 057 8656178 if you have any questions.

WHAT HAPPENS IF WE ARE OUT OF STOCK?

Occasionally, we might receive more orders than expected before we can update our stocks. If this happens, we will contact you with a recommendation for a replacement of the same or higher value, at no extra cost to you. Many a "new" favorite has been discovered this way :)

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