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2016 Valpolicella Superiore D.O.C.

Corte Adami

  • This is the product of 45 years old vines.

    It offers bright, red cherry fruit with a hint of exotic wood and roasted coffee on the nose.

    Well judged tannins and nice acidity balance the palate, which has plenty of very appealing cherry and blackberry fruit.

    Taking a leaf out of the Amarone-makers' handbook, Corte Adami actually allows a short period of drying for the Corvina grapes, resulting in a surprisingly fuller body and richer style compared to other Valpolicella wines.


    *91 Points James Suckling: "I like the herbal complexity to this Valpolicella red on the nose with cumin, cloves, oregano and some pretty
    raspberries and spices. Medium body, bright acidity, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Drink now."

    *90 Points Gilbert & Gaillard: "Young garnet. Spicy nose with stewed black fruit undertones, humus presence and a touch of graphite. Juicy, dense, rich palate with beautiful, closely-integrated tannins. The finish combines deliciously mouth-watering freshness and fruit."

    *Silver Medal: International Wine & Spirit Competition


    *86 Points Wine Enthusiast

    *Bronze Medal: International Wine & Spirit Competition

    *Silver Medal: International Wine & Spirit Competition


    *Bronze Medal: International Wine & Spirit Competition 


  • GRAPES: Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella.

    RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS: a must try with grilled meats and roasts, cured meats platters as traditional veneto salami, sopressa, cacciatore. If you dare to try an unusual wonderful pairing: baked saltwater fish.



    SIZE: 750mL

    WINE STORAGE: between 12 and 16 °C, away from direct sources of light, avoiding excessively dry conditions.

Vendor: Corte Adami