Nicolis Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso Seccal 2006

Product code: 10NIC1B2006

Rounded medium-bodied effort that has plenty of blackberries, spice, leather and bitter chocolate.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Veneto
  • Vintage:2006
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Corvina
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

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Production information

Producer: Nicolis

The wines run the whole range of the Valpolicella spectrum, from the anything but basic Classico and Classico Superiore, which establish a house style of vibrant, bright cherry fruit and ripe, elegant tannins, up to the epic dry Amarone and sweet Recioto. These latter two are made from grapes that are dried out almost to raisins in aerated lofts, concentrating the intensity of flavour.

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Production note

This wine, obtained from the grapes harvested in the vineyard with the same name, is left to re-ferment with the skins of the grapes used for Amarone and Recioto. These are still intact and slightly sweet. In this way the body, colour and alcoholic content of the wine are increased. It stays for 16 months in casks of Slavonian oak and 6 months in bottles before being sold.

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