According to Jancis Robinson’s Purple Pages, this red from Allegrini is “Scrumptious wine. This is what simple Valpolicella should be all about.” Not only was it featured as a ‘Wine of the Week’, but it was also awarded ‘VGV’ status, meaning ‘very good value’.
This rebellious Valpolicella forwent its ‘Classico’ status (which requires a cork) so that it could be bottled under screwcap to maximise its freshness. Crunchy, vibrant and alive with red fruit, tangy cherry and spices; it’s a go-to for anything with lots of ripe tomatoes in it, potato salads laced with lemon and capers, pizza, pasta, or vegetables roasted in the oven or on the barbeque.
Passed down from generation to generation, this family-run winery is now in the capable hands of Franco Allegrini. With over 100 hectares of old vines in prime locations slap bang in the heartland of the region, Allegrini’s wines have always been much-loved, but over recent years they’re undergoing a remarkable renaissance. So, now is the time to get involved…
£1.93 per 100.00ml
SKU No.: 3045903
Style No.: 749228
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