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...
Valpolicella, La Salette Valpolicella
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Le Salette, Valpolicella Classico 2011

Le Salette, Valpolicella Classico 2011
Clean and fresh: cherries and aromatic herbs with a hint of liquorice. Ripe, clean and lively with cherry menthol aromas to finish. Some flesh and good acid. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £15 Vini Italiani
Drink 2013–2014
Alc 12.5%

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