Wine Cantine Riondo, "Castelforte" Valpolicella Ripasso DOC
Reviews of purchase Cantine Riondo, "Castelforte" Valpolicella Ripasso DOC
The wine is ruby-red with a violet hue.
The soft texture of the wine combined intense tones of cherries, red fruits and sweet spices with velvety tannins in their taste. A long aftertaste is characterized by piquant bitterness.
The aroma of wine is characterized by a harmonious combination of tones of ripe black and red berries, dried fruits, flowers, dried herbs and oak.
The wine is ideally combined with roasted red meat, stewed meat and mature cheeses.
A rich dry wine with expressive fruit and berry notes in a bouquet - "Castelforte" Valpolicella Ripasso DOC . Fresh wine from the grapes of Corvinus, Rondinella, Corvinone and other varieties of grapes is combined with the squeezes left after the manufacture of Amarone in accordance with the classical technique of "ripasso". This process enhances the processing of sugar, gives wine and a bright aroma. The wine is in oak barrels for at least a year. "Castelforte" Valpolicella Ripasso is the owner of silver medals "Mundus Vini" for 2014 and 2016, as well as the gold medal "Berliner Wein Trophy" in 2016.
Cantine Riondo was established in 1999. It is territorially located in the Soave zone and is part of the Collis Group. Commitment to work, a passion for their land and a constant desire for excellence lead it to the leaders of their field. In 2009, the winery underwent a rebranding, changing the design of its assortment. Today it is equipped with a modern cellar and a bottling line, where bottles of other brands of Collis are bottled.
The Collis Group is represented by 2400 wine growers who take care of more than 6,400 hectares of vineyards scattered throughout the main wine provinces of Verona, Vicenza and Padua. The combination of different compositions of soils and microclimate results in tremendous enological results, introducing numerous nuances into the organoleptic of wines.
All farms belonging to Collis adhere to methods for protecting the environment, and their products correspond to a high level of quality. To date, it provides 15% of the output of Veneto wines.