Tedeschi 2015 Valpolicella Ripasso



Aromas: Candied black cherry, baked plum, dried strawberry, caramelized sugar, alder smoke, chickory, dark chocolate, and black pepper.

Flavors/experience: Dry; Medium-high acidity; Medium-full body. Black cherry, dried cherry, and red currant jam. Fine, silky tannin with black tea and cinnamon. A long finish shows clove, vanilla, root spice, and wintergreen. Outstanding quality.

Specifications: A blend of Corvina, Corvinone, and Rondinella grapes, aged 18 months in Slavonian oak barrels with amarone pomace (post-ferment skins and remains). 14% alcohol.