Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 'Acinatico' Accordini 2016

ll Valpolicella Ripasso "Acinatico" is a powerful and vigorous red wine obtained from the second maceration and fermentation with Amarone skins and aged in oak barrels for 18 months. The nose is intense and complex of ripe fruit, spices and tobacco, on the palate it is warm and full-bodied, enveloped by a velvety softness and sweet tannins

Characteristics

Designation
Valpolicella Ripasso DOC
Grape Types
Corvina 60%, Rondinella 20%, Corvinone 15%, Molinara 5%
Region
Alcohol content
14.0%
Bottle Size
75 cl Bottle
Vinification
Second fermentation and second maceration on tha skins of Amarone and Recioto for 18 days
Aging
18 months in oak barrels

Awards

Veronelli
2016
90 / 100
Vitae AIS
2016
Gambero Rosso
2016
2 / 3

To drink it at its best

Service temp.
18°-20°C
Opening
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
Glass
Large goblet
Large goblet

Perfect for red wines with good structure and intensity, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can cellar it for over 7 years

sommelier's description

Colour Deep red ruby

Scent Intense notes of jam of red fruits, chocolate, dried violet and tobacco

Taste Intense and smooth, warm and soft, with persistent and long final

producer: Accordini

Main Wines
Amarone, Valpolicella Ripasso, Recioto della Valpolicella
Foundation Year
1900
Hectares of Vines
27
Owned grapes
100%
Year production
192.000 bt
Oenologist
Daniele Accordini
Address
Strada Provinciale 33 - 37022 Fumane (VR)

Perfect food pairing

  • Blue Cheese Blue Cheese
  • Red Meat Stew Red Meat Stew
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Game Game
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