Ripa delle More IGT

Vicchiomaggio

Pronunciation
Ripa dell Mor-eh
Year
Current
Type
Red
Winery
Vicchiomaggio
Region
Toscana
Oenologist
John Matta

Overview

Ripa delle More is made with the classic Super Tuscan blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. It is an award winning wine from the "Hill of the Blackberries", this wonderful Sangiovese has a powerful, rich fruit flavour. Intense and concentrated, and very special indeed.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
60% Sangiovese combined with 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot
Vinification
Varietals vinified separately. soft press and fermentation in steel tanks with frequent pumping over.
Aging
18 months in oak barrels
Alcohol
13%
| Appearance
Deep red
| Aroma
Hints of pepper and spices are evident as there are flavours of ripe red fruits, coffee bean and vanilla.
| Taste
Full bodied and vibrant when released, the wine is instantly enjoyable but, due to its power and strength, has enormous maturation potential
| Serving Suggestions
Grilled Meats, Bison Ragu with pasta. Cheeses-Harder aged.

Ripa delle More IGT

Suggested Retail:
$57.00
CSPC#:
490334
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6

Reviews

Wine Spectator - October 2008 - James Suckling - 91 points

A gorgeous nose of chocolate, blackberry and licorice follows through to a full body, with fine tannins and a juicy finish. Delicious and beautiful. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Best after 2011. 1,500 cases made