About This Wine...
Not many wines are perfect for sipping with chocolate, but this one can and goes very well with paired with chocolate based desserts, just not too sweet, so dark chocolate works best. Also makes a great aperitif and can work well with strong savoury dishes too.
Founded by Sergio Zenato in 1960, the Azienda is now in the hands of his children, Alberto and Nadia. The largest vineyard holdings are in Lugana where they were responsible for the rebirth of the region. They also have significant properties in Valpolicella where they produce a range of charming, approachable wines. Ripassa is the flagship wine but all the wines offer genuine good value. In 2012 Custoza and Bardolino were added to the range: both wonderfully fruity, fresh wines and was followed by the Pinot Grigio which is enjoying great success.
This would be perfect for sipping with chocolate!
Awards & Reviews
- 2010 vintage 93 pts Tomás Clancy, Sunday Business Post, April 2016