Rocca Sveva Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso 2013 750ml
SKU 796007

Rocca Sveva Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso 2013

Valpolicella - Veneto - Italy

Professional Wine Reviews for Rocca Sveva Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso 2013

Rated 97 by Decanter
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2018 - PLATINUM: An openness to the nose with florality, creaminess as well as brooding blackcurrant fruit. Plump and ripe on the palate with refreshing acidity. Blueberry and cherry notes.
Rich ruby tending to orange with additional aging. BOUQUET: Generous bouquet that features rich aromas including dark cherry and blackberry with a smooth touch of vanilla PALATE: Elegant balance of lush red and dark berry fruit with silky tannins leading to long, structured finish

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Winery Rocca Sveva

Region: Veneto

The wine region of Veneto in north-eastern Italy has long been associated with fine wines, but also with the spirit of innovation which is typical of the region and which made it an important area of Europe throughout history. Indeed, today Veneto's wine-makers are recognized as the most modernized in all of Italy, using contemporary techniques to make the best of the high quality grape varietals which flourish in the region. These include the wonderful Garganega varietal, which is the grape used for the production of Veneto's widely loved Soave white wine, and Glera and Verduzzo, which are both used in more traditional wines of the region. The region benefits from a cooler climate, but one which is sheltered by the Alps, producing balanced and consistent climatic conditions ideal for viticulture.

Country: Italy

It isn't difficult to understand why Italy is famed not just for the quality of its wines, but also for the vast variety and range of characteristics found in the wines there. The terrain of the country varies wildly, from the lush rolling green hills and valley of Tuscany, to the sun drenched rocky coasts of Sicily, the mountainous and alpine regions of the north, and the marshy lowlands of the east. Italy really does have a little bit of everything. Combine this huge range of landscapes with an almost perfect climate for grape cultivation, and you have a country seemingly designed for viticultural excellence. The results speak for themselves, and it is clear to see that wine has become an inseparable part of Italian culture as a result of its abundance and brilliance. Each village, city and region has a local wine perfectly matched with the cuisine of the area, and not an evening passes without the vast majority of Italian families raising a glass of locally sourced wine with pride and pleasure.