Italy • Red

Ca’ La Bionda Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore Doc “Malavoglia” 2019

This Valpolicella Ripasso is completely dry in the true Cà la Bionda style, a wine of structure and at the same time elegant and fresh. It is a faithful expression of the traditional style of this wine : the wine shows all the qualities of a great Italian red wine, freshness and elegance with good body and structure. This wine is completely dry in the true Ca la Bionda style.




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“Ripasso” is an age old technique which involves re-fermenting Valpolicella wine on the pressed skins of Amarone. This technique reflects the traditional peasant values of “no waste” – in this case the pressings, with their rich colour, plentiful aroma and unfermented sugars, obtained from the making of both Recioto and Amarone, are re-used to create a second fermentation in the Valpolicella wine, improving the wine’s quality. Following fermentation the wine is aged in 3000 litre wooden vats for approximately 18 months.