Tasi Ripasso Superiore 2019

Tasi Ripasso Superiore 2019

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Tasi is a distinguished producer in the Veneto region of Italy, celebrated for its artisanal approach to winemaking. The Ripasso Superiore, often referred to as the "baby Amarone," is crafted using a traditional method that involves fermenting Valpolicella wine on the lees of Amarone, imparting depth and complexity. Tasi's commitment to quality and tradition shines through in the 2019 vintage, showcasing their expertise and passion for winemaking.

The vineyards for this Ripasso are located in the hilly regions of Valpolicella, where the unique combination of limestone and volcanic soils, coupled with the temperate climate, provides the perfect environment for growing Corvina, Rondinella, and Molinara grapes. The Ripasso process enriches the wine, adding layers of flavor and a velvety texture. The 2019 vintage benefits from careful aging in oak barrels, enhancing its structure and balance.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance: Bright ruby red with garnet hues.
  • Aroma: Aromatic and inviting, with notes of red cherries, blackberries, and a hint of dried herbs and spice.
  • Taste: Medium to full-bodied, featuring flavors of ripe red fruits, plums, and a touch of licorice. The tannins are smooth and well-integrated, providing a balanced structure.
  • Finish: Elegant and persistent, with a pleasing hint of spice and a touch of oak.

Menu Pairing

The Tasi Ripasso Superiore 2019 is a fantastic match for the Spiced lamb ribs with burnt maple, parsley, hazelnut crumb, and Persian feta. The wine's rich fruit flavors and balanced acidity complement the savory and sweet elements of the dish, enhancing the overall dining experience.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

Smooth, oaky, cherry and red fruit, vanilla, leather. Incredible.

Country: Italy | Region: Valpolicella, Veneto

Winemaker: Tasi | Vintage: 2019

Style: Red | Variety: Corvina, Rondinella, Corvinone, and Oseleta

Primary Flavours: Cherry, Red Fruit, and Vanilla

Acidity: 2.0 | Sweetness: 2.0 | Tannin: 3.0 | Body: 4.0 | Alcohol: 3.0

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