Free Shipping On A Case. 4 stars Vivino
This wine is rated 4 stars on Vivino and for
good reason! Ruby red in color, this Valpolicella Superiore offers fleshy
aromas of wild berries, black currants, black cherries, and spices, with hints
of chocolate. On the palate, the wine is dry and robust showing dark chocolate
and fig with velvety texture. Corvina and Rondinella.
The vineyards of the Valpolicella Classico region are
northeast of Verona, in the Veneto, spread out amidst a series of three
pre-alpine valleys abutting the Lessini Mountains—the Fumane, Marano, and
The “Classico” designation refers to the areas where the
very first Valpolicella vineyards were planted--all on quality hillside sites,
which sets these vineyards apart from the rest of the Valpolicella region,
which was expanded expanded beyond these three valleys after receiving DOC
status in 1968.
What does all of this mean for wine enthusiasts?
Generally speaking, the better producers of Valpolicella wines reside on the
hillsides of the “Classico” area—so it’s worth seeking them out. Corvina is the
primary grape used in production, while Rondinella and Molinara are allowed for