2016 Ca' Rugate Valpolicella Rio Albo

Year: 2016
Appellation: Veneto
Country: Italy
Wine Spectator: 87
James Suckling: 91
Wine Enthusiast: 87
Red Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 12.5%
Price :
$15.95

45% Corvina, 40% Corvinone, 15% Rondinella

"A light- to medium-bodied red, with a well-spiced mix of plump, juicy strawberry and plum fruit, orange zest and light herb flavors. Smoke-tinged finish. Drink now through 2019. 9,000 cases made.?AN " (WS)

"A dense and flavorful Valpolicella with dark berry, dark tea and gentle blueberry undertones. Medium body, light tannins and a lightly dusty texture. So delicious. Drink now." (JS)

"This has delicate aromas of baking spice and red-skinned berry. Mirroring the nose, the no-frills, enjoyable palate offers red plum, vanilla and a hint of white pepper alongside smooth tannins. Drink through 2020." (WE)

Winery Notes:
Ruby red in colour, with a bouquet of black- berry and cherries.The palate is supple, with light tannins and plenty of flavour.