74 Ratings
Santi Valpolicella Classico Superiore Solane Ripasso

Wine Details


Corvina Blend





Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) Ripe grapes are picked at the beginning of October in "in rosso" with 8 to 10 days skins maceration, natural decanting and racking. They are kept in stainless steel until February. The "ripasso" (the must ferments on the Amarone skins) takes place in order to enrich the structure, the aromatic intensity and the softness. It is aged for 12 months in Slavonian oak, and a short period in new Allier barriques. It is bottled and kept in the cellars for 6 months before release. Tasting Notes: Ruby re...

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/21/2013