The 2016 Villa Girardi Valpolicella Sup. Bure Alto wine has intense ruby red. The nose is rich and complex with distinct notes of cherries. The red wine has a fine structure and is pleasantly fruity with hints of spice. This Villa Girardi Valpolicella Sup. Bure Alto is a full-bodied wine and warming, great length on the palate. Wonderful ripe cherry fruit flavors. The vineyards that provide grapes for the “Bure Alto”, are on average about 40 years old and are in the classical field of Valpolicella. After fermentation this Ripasso stored for 18 months in large Slovenian oak casks and then for a further 6 months in the bottle. The red wine is best paired with Beef or Veal.
The Villa Girardi family estate lies in the heart of the historical Valpolicella wine region. The Bure Alto is know as the baby Amarone and is matured for 18 months in Slovenian oak barrels and then a further 6 months in bottle.