Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Paolo, Giuseppe, and Renzo Tezza

Appellation

Valpolicella D.O.C. Superiore Ripasso

Varieties

Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella

Viticulture

Guyot and Sloping Verona Pergola training systems

Farming

Organic

Soil

20% pebble-gravel, 23% sand, 64% silt, 13% clay. Total limestone content: 35%; active lime: 9%

Ratings & Reviews
Vinification

The grapes are de-stemmed, pressed, and inoculated with cultured yeasts. Fermentation occurs in stainless steel tanks over a period of 10 days at 25°C, with daily pumpovers and delestage (racking). Re-fermentation takes place in January on the Amarone pomace; for every liter of Amarone, 2 liters of Ripasso are produced.

Aging

18 months in barriques and 6 months in bottle prior to release

Available Sizes (L)

0.750

Distribution Area

Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

Related News
& Press

November 03, 2020

Tezza: Current Releases of Amarone and Ripasso from the Valpantena Valley