Michael Garner's top 10 Valpolicellas

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The seemingly insatiable appetite for ripasso-style wines is in danger of squeezing out the quintessential Veronese red, Valpolicella. Michael Garner finds a region contemplating radical measures to ensure its survival. See his pick of the 10 best Valpolicellas here...
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Valpolicella, Stefano Accordino Acinatico Valpolicella
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Stefano Accordini, Acinatico, Valpolicella Classico Ripasso 2010

Stefano Accordini, Acinatico, Valpolicella Classico Ripasso 2010
Fresh and ripe with underlying prune, chocolate and oak notes. Round, medium-full. Sweet upfront with rich, plum fruit flavours, balanced by good acidity. Good length and aromas to finish. Elegant stuff.18.5pts/20 (95/100pts)
Price £32.50 Great Western Wine
Drink 2013–2014
Alc 14%

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