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Valpolicella Classico DOC

Valpolicella Classico DOC
Italy

Red WineCorvina veronese 60%, Rondinella 30%, Molinara 10%.
  • Tasting Notes
  • Pairs With
    Burger
    Pasta
    Sausage, Cured Meat, Charcuterie, Pork
  • ColorRuby red color with purplish highlights
  • Nosehints of violets and cherries
    Black Cherryblack-cherry
    Violetviolet

Veneto At a Glance

Region Name Veneto

Veneto is an important wine region in the northeastern corner of Italy. In terms of geography, culture, and wine styles, it represents a transition between the alpine, Germano-Slavic end of Italy and the warmer, drier, more Roman lands to the south.

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2022 Wine Enthusiast 91 Apr 2024 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
2022 James Suckling 89 Apr 2023 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
2022 Wine Spectator 88 Feb 2024 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
2021 James Suckling 90 Jul 2023 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
2021 Vinous Media 90 Dec 2022 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
2021 Wine Advocate 88 Oct 2023 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 91 Vintage 2022 Wine Enthusiast Intense aromas of macerated raspberry, tart plum, fresh herbs and violets bound out of the glass with the eagerness of a new puppy. Savory herbs with grilled cherries and black tea flavors make this wine a great pairing for an earth-driven dish. Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 89 Vintage 2022 James Suckling While molinara is no longer mandatory in the blend, it is prized here for its capacity to impart freshness. This said, it detracts from colour and was not popular during the bold era of the 90's. Textbook freshness. Sour red mountain fruit doused with mint, bitter herb and anise. There is a crunchy sense of compression to the wine, too, thanks to the peppery tannins sewing up the seams. Delicious drinking. Drink now. Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 88 Vintage 2022 Wine Spectator A lively, balanced red, with a skein of fragrant spices winding through flavors of cherry preserves, lavender oil and Earl Grey tea leaves. Drink now through 2027. 13,000 cases made, 420 cases imported. Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 90 Vintage 2021 James Suckling Vibrant, juicy red berries, red cherries, licorice and roasted herbs brighten up the palate with light to medium body and soft tannins. This is fresh-toned, cheerful and extremely easy to drink a big glass. So much cherry in this well-made Valpolicella Classico! From organically grown grapes. Drink now. Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 90 Vintage 2021 Vinous Media Spicy and rose-tinged, the 2021 Valpolicella Classico comes to life in the glass with a peppery mix of wild strawberries, savory herbs and incense. This is energetic and pure in style, with pretty red fruits propelled by zesty acidity. This finishes classically dry and lively with lingering minerality and rose tones. This new spin on Speri Valpolicella is refined entirely in concrete. Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 88 Vintage 2021 Wine Advocate An organic blend of 60% Corvina Veronese, 30% Rondinella and 10% Molinara, the Speri 2021 Valpolicella Classico goes through stainless steel and cement to maintain a fresh, fruit-forward personality. It offers simple cherry flavors and some dusty mineral over a lean mouthfeel. There are hints of light spice and green olive on the close. Shelf Talker Full Page Review

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