2017 Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 'Caparbio', DOC, Picolli Daniela, Veneto
Intense ruby red with purple reflections. A floral ripasso that is elegant and smooth on the palate, well-balanced with a touch of spice. Soft tannins with plenty of freshness and a long finish. 7,000 bottles made.
Varietals: Corvina 40%, Corvinone 25%, Rondinella 30%, Oseleta, Molinara and Croatina 5%
Vinification/Ageing: 10-20 day contact with Amarone skins and refining in 3.5-5 hl French oak for at least 2 years. 6 months ageing in bottle before release.