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If you hold the glass at a slight angle, you can see a transition in color towards the edges of this barrel-aged wine. The bouquet of this red wine from Veneto seduces with nuances of blackberry, blackcurrant, blueberry and black cherry. If we explore the aromas further, the oak wood adds garrigue, green bell pepper and juniper.
This red from Zenato is perfect for all wine lovers who like as little residual sugar in their wine as possible. However, it is never austere or brittle, but round and smooth. On the palate, this powerful red wine is characterized by an incredibly silky texture. On the finish, this red wine from the Veneto wine-growing region finally delights with good length. Once again, there are hints of plum and black cherry.
Vinification of the Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Jeroboam
The powerful Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Jeroboam from Veneto is made from grapes from the Corvina, Oseleta and Rondinella varieties. After the grape harvest, the grapes are quickly transported to the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in small wooden vats at controlled temperatures. Once fermentation is complete, the Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Jeroboam is aged for 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels.
Recommendation for the Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Jeroboam from Zenato
This red wine from Italy is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C as an accompaniment to boeuf bourguignon, braised chicken in red wine or vegetable couscous with beef meatballs.