Fattori ‘Col de la Bastia’ Valpolicella Ripasso DOC 2016
91 points | Decanter
Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy
Antonio Fattori, the most recent of a long series of “Antonio” inherited the vineyards from his father, who inherited the vineyards from his father. He is the first in his farming family who had the opportunity to study. From the time he was born his fate had always been set, he would study winemaking. With a goal to to bring modern scientific methods to his family’s original traditions, Antonio’s wines are processed in a winery where non-invasive methods have allowed him to eliminate the use of chemicals.
Tasting Notes: Deep ruby. Earthy, red berries. Raspberry and cherry. Spicy. High intensity. Med full body. Sweet gentle tannins. Just like nose. High intensity. Long fruity persistence.