Italy Makes Amazing Sweet Red Wine
Sweet red wines are ideal for beginners – but there is a perception that sweeter reds are simple. Not so! There are a few sweet red wines that will change your life – many of them coming from Italy.
Question: Which region in Italy produces sweet Passito style red wines?
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The Main Grape of Valpolicella
Corvina is the headline grape found in all the red wines of Valpolicella. It can produce wines as bold and robust as Amarone and Recioto, or it can produce elegant, light bodied wines, like in Valpolicella Classico. This is one of Italy’s most diverse grapes.
Valpolicella – A Range of Reds
Valpolicella has everything you need for all seasons of red wine imbibing. From easy-drinking, light-bodied, to full-bodied, age-worthy, and even deliciously complex sweet red wines too.
Wine Quiz Answer
Answer – #2: Valpolicella is where you will find Recioto della Valpolicella, which is a sweet red wine made from partially dried grapes. These grapes are dried on special straw mats in traditional warehouses using the appassimento method. This concentrates the sugars, tannins, and acidity. The result? An age-worthy, high quality, mind-bending sweet red wine that is utterly delicious.