Dark in color with a mild nose of red berries and some wood. On the mid pallet the has some nice red berries but on the milder side. On the finish the wine has solid firm tannins, firm acidity and it burned a bit on the throat. I would give it an 88 or so. It’s a bigger wine for sure.
From the LCBO web site:
NEGRAR RIPASSO VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO DOC LCBO 620831 | 750 mL bottle Price $ 15.95
Made in: Veneto, Italy By: Cantina Sociale Valpolicella
13.1% Alcohol/Vol. Sugar Content: 10 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: D – Dry
Dard ruby red colour; aromas of vanilla, black berry, black liquorice and mint; dry, medium to full palate, balanced structure, with rich berry fruit centre and a long finish.
Mousaka and meat dishes, especially those with tomato sauce.