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Valpolicella doc Superiore Ripasso Marogne, Zeni

ZENI025
A stunning full-bodied Valpolicella Ripasso packed with well-ripenend fruit flavours and aromas.
Type:
Vintage:
2016
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
60% Corvina, 30% Rondinella, 10% Monilara
Style:
N/A
ABV:
13.7%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
Italy
Sub Region:
Valpolicella
Body:
Soft, fruity and smooth
Drinking Window:
Drink now through 2021
Closure Type:
Cork
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Zeni

Gaetano Zeni, referred to as Nino by everyone, was the real innovator of the modern era of the winery: a number of small and big changes initiated by him lifted the winery to its level of today. It was Nino who decided to move the production in the 1950s from the small winery in the historic centre of Bardolino to its present location,with more space and improved practicality, in the hills above the village with a spectacular view of Lake Garda. In the new winery he also decided to establish the wine museum to promote the culture and the story of wine growing and wine making. The philosophy of the winery, which was implemented by Gaetano Zeni, is pursued today with the same enthusiasm and dedication by his children Fausto, Elena and Federica and includes in particular the meticulous selection of both vineyards and grapes. The separate vinification of the grapes from the different wine areas is today still one of the fundamentals of the winery, giving the wines local character and high quality. The continuous improvement both in the production processes and in the winery’s management enabled the winery to obtain the UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 quality certification.

Tasting Notes

Deep ruby red in appearance, rounded, full-bodied and velvety on the palate. Rich tannins with ripe fruit flavours and notes of vanilla, cocoa and spice.

Food Matches

An ideal accompaniment to grilled or roasted red meat and pasta dishes with sauces.

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