Corvina

Corvina is used with several other grapes to create the red regional wines of the Veneto, including Valpolicella, Ripasso, Amarome and Recioto. Traditionally it is blended with Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara to which Corvina adds structure as well as cherry and almond aromas. The small berries of Corvina are low in tannins and color extract but have thick skins that are ideal for drying and protecting the grape from rot during the appassimento (dryng) process.

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  • Luigi-Righetti-Amarone-della-Valpolicella-Classico

    Luigi Righetti Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2018

    Righetti’s Amarone is produced from selected Corvina (70%), Rondinella (20%) and other indigenous varietals (10%) grown in the hills of the Valpolicella Classico DOC. The finest bunches of ripe grapes are placed in shallow, wood crates and left to dry over a period of 3-5 months. Thereafter, the grapes are pressed, the juice is fermented to dryness, and the wine is aged in large casks of Slavonian oak.

    $36.95
  • Luigi-Righetti-Campo-Tordi-Corvina

    Luigi Righetti Campo Tordi Corvina 2020

    Comprised of 100% Corvina, the primary varietal in wines such as Valpolicella Classico and Amarone della Valpolicella. Unlike these traditional wines, however, Campo Tordi is fermented in temperature controlled, stainless steel tanks as opposed to neutral Slavonian oak barrels. The result is a fresher more fruit driven expression of the Corvina grape. Look for notes of bright, red cherry fruit with a subtle bitter almond on the finish. Light tannins, balanced acidity. 12.7% alc

    $16.50
  • Luigi-Righetti-Campolieti-Valpolicella

    Luigi Righetti Campolieti Valpolicella 2020

    Medium ruby; intensely aromatic nose with strawberry, dried cherry, currants and hints of leather, autumn leaves and asian spice; dry, medium-bodied with classic ripasso flavours, a ripe, round palate and some wood tannins bringing complexity to the long and satisfying finish. 13.9% alc

    $23.50
  • Luigi-Righetti-Capitel-de-Roari-Amarone

    Luigi Righetti Capitel de Roari Amarone 2018

    All Amarone is the result of drying the grapes for 3 to 5 months prior to pressing. Capitel de Roari is Righetti’s premium amarone, coming from the best grape selection, and receiving delicate oak treatment.

    $48.50
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    Luigi Righetti Capitel de Roari Amarone 3 L 2018

    A well-balanced of Amarone that still exhibits much of the dark fruit flavours, earth and meaty components expected of this DOC. Aromas of black cherry and prunes joined by beefy and earthy aromas. Moves along the palate nicely with a mix of dark and dried fruit with some meatiness on the finish. Elegant but exhibiting good concentration. You will not find many wines at this price and quality.

    $224.95
  • Luigi-Righetti-Capitel-de-Roari-Amarone-375ml

    Luigi Righetti Capitel de Roari Amarone 375 mL 2018

    All Amarone is the result of drying the grapes for 3 to 5 months prior to pressing. Capitel de Roari is Righetti’s premium amarone, coming from the best grape selection, and receiving delicate oak treatment.

    $21.50
  • Luigi Righetti Ripasso Selezione 2020

    This is Luigi Righetti’s premium Ripasso, a selection of the best Valpolicella grapes macerated for 14 days on the pressings from the Amarone. The sugars in the Amarone skins trigger a second fermentation, boosting the alcohol a bit and contributing rich, dried fruit flavours to the finished wine. It is then aged in small oak barrels for smoothness and added notes of vanilla and spice

    $25.35
  • Luigi-Righetti-Rose

    Luigi Righetti Rosé 2021

    This is really a Valpolicella blend in the form of a Rosé wine. Modern and refreshing given the ferment and maturation in stainless steel. Pale salmon in colour, aromas of raspberry, rose petal, white peach and a hint of thyme. Palate is layered with cherry, and red berries (cranberry), subtle white pepper and a clean finish. Very food friendly.

    $19.95
  • Luigi-Righetti-Valpolicella-Classico

    Luigi Righetti Valpolicella Classico 2021

    Valpolicella is the quintessential pizza and pasta wine, grown in the Veneto region of Italy, just north of Verona. Aromatic wine with cherries and a hint of almond. Lighter-bodied and predominantly fruity, it shows unusually good fruit concentration for Valpolicella, with lovely cherry fruit flavours, violets and a hint of white pepper. Can be served lightly chilled.

    $19.00
  • Villa-Mattielli-Valpolicella-Ripasso-San-Giacomo

    Villa Mattielli Valpolicella Ripasso San Giacomo 2019

    “Ripasso” Valpolicella wines are so named as they are Valpolicella wines which have undergone a second fermentation on the lees of an Amarone della Valpolicella. The result is a wine with a nature that sits somewhere between the entry level Valpolcella and the very robust Amarone.

    $32.95

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