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Italy Style Valpola

About This Wine

Valpolicella style wines tend to be light to medium bodied, bright red in colour, with aromas of blueberries and bananas, and tangy, fruity flavours. They are well known for their distinctive ‘sour cherry’ notes that are also found in many other northern Italian style red wines.

Fast Fact

The local grapes used to make wine in this region are typically Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara. Corvina is generally regarded as the finest and most traditional of the three grapes.

Food Pairings

Pair with a rich tomato based sauce pasta and meatballs, or a spicy chorizo flatbread.

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