The region's most famous wine, Amarone della Valpolicella, partially dries grapes to increase concentration in a process called appasimento. Corvina is the darling grape of the Valpo blend and known for its flavors of cherries and chocolate.
- Body: Medium
- Sweetness: Dry
- Tannin: Medium Low
- Acidity: High
- Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV
The more simple Valpolicella wines pair with burgers and roast chicken. Finer Ripasso and Amarone styles deserve braised meats, steaks, mushrooms and aged cheeses.
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