Tedeschi "Capitel San Rocco" Ripasso Valpollicella Superiore DOC Zoom

Tedeschi "Capitel San Rocco" Ripasso Valpollicella Superiore DOC

2016 | Italy | Veneto 750 ml | 14.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Smoky wood
  • Cherry
  • Spicy (mix)
  • Good with
  • Lamb
  • Duck
  • Its also
  • Ecological
  • 90+
  • Product details


    Fresh & juicy, with lots of spice box character to the flavours of tangy blackberry, black cherry coulis & smoky mineral. Light tannins & a hint of cured meat show on the finish. Rated 90/100 by Robert Parker and 89/100 by Wine Enthusiast . Farmed using sustainable and organic practises.

    Variety Description

    Corvina is an Italian wine grape variety that is mainly grown in the Veneto region of northeast Italy. Corvina is used with several other grapes to create the light red regional wines Bardolino and Valpolicella that have a mild fruity flavor with hints of almond. Corvina produces light to medium body wines with a light crimson coloring. The grapes' naturally high acidity can make the wine somewhat tart with a slight, bitter almond note.

    Country Description

    Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world, and Italian wines are known worldwide for their broad variety. Italy, closely followed by France, is the world’s largest wine producer by volume. Italy's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MIPAAF), has documented over 350 grapes and granted them "authorized" status. There are more than 500 other documented varieties in circulation as well. Some of the more famous grapes include Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano, Garganega, Nero d'Avola, Sangiovese and Corvina. Grapes are grown all the way from Peidmont and Veneto in north, through Tuscany all the way including Sicily in the south.The three most iconic Italian wines are Barolo, Barbaresco, and Brunello di Montalcino.

    Region Description

    Veneto is a wine region in north-eastern Italy, one of a group of three highly productive Italian regions known collectively as the Venezie and the biggest DOC producer of the three. In Veneto, two differnt wine areas are clearly distinguishable: a Eastern part, closed to the Venice Lagoon between the hills of Treviso, the plain of Piave river and Adriatic coast, where is typical to produce the famous Prosecco (Glera), and are growth other varieties like Merlot, Carmenere, Verduzzo, Raboso Piave, Refosco, Tocai, Verdiso, Marzemino; and the Western part, closed to Garda Lake and the city of Verona, famous for the wines based on the varieties Corvina, Rondinella, Garganega, Trebbiano of Soave, Oseleta.