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

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

Related News
& Press

November 03, 2020

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