Textbook Valpol: Speri La Roverina Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2015

I am told that Valpolicella is gaining in currency. From Speri, this is restrained and savoury in impression, with notes of redcurrants, earth and a mint streak. The palate is medium bodied, the tannins gentle, and the length quite good. A textbook example. Rating: Good. Abv: 12.5%. Price: $25.

Zenato Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2014

This is a very good Valpolicella from Zenato made even better when paired, as it was, with a delicious pizza from Lucio Pizzeria in Darlinghurst.  It’s mostly corvina, seasoned with rondinella and molinara.  These are all grape varieties little seen in Australia, but the classic Valpolicella (and Amarone) combination.  In the glass, there are aromasContinue reading “Zenato Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2014”