Guerrieri Rizzardi Valpolicella Classico 2010, Veneto, Italy (£15.99 The Wine Alley) The smoky vanilla oak sheen and the ripe berry fruit veering towards the slightly baked and overripe may appeal to some, but I want my Valpol to be fresher and perkier than this. C+ Tenuta I Collazzi ‘Collazzi’ Toscana […]

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Alpha Zeta V Valpolicella 2011 (£8.99 Noel Young Wines, Stainton Wines, Corks Out, Richard Granger Wines, Noble Green Wines, Flourish & Prosper, Dalling & Co, Valvona & Crolla) Crunchy young style, has succulence, bite, notes of raspberries and dark cherries, and alongside the classic Valpol bruised sourness, something like a […]

Wine Tasting Video: Valpolicella – the perfect summer red?