Le Salette, Valpolicella Classico Ripasso 'I Progni' 12 Bottle Case 75cl

"Ripasso" is an ancient technique of wine making in Valpolicella. The wine is first fermented in October using just natural yeasts for around 7 to 8 days. Then the wine is put through a secondary fermentation in January / February time u: first fermentation in October followed by a secondary fermentation using the sweet "passito" grapes for 15 days. The wine then spends 18 months in Slavonian oak casks (70%) and new barriques (30%), 4 months aging in bottle before release.

Deep ruby red in color. On the nose you get wonderful ripe cherries, forest berries and a hint of vanilla, tobacco and chocolate. Well-rounded, elegant and warm with great acidity and well structured tannins. 

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