Novaia Valpolicella Classico
Discover the captivating allure of Northern Italy with the 2021 Novaia Valpolicella Classico. Produced by Novaia, a respected and traditional winemaker in the heart of the Valpolicella Classico zone, this wine embodies the rich history and dedication to excellence that the region is celebrated for.
Valpolicella Classico wines, renowned for their finesse and aromatic depth, come from the ""classic"" and original Valpolicella wine region. The 2021 vintage from Novaia seamlessly blends time-honored traditions with innovative techniques, yielding a wine that is both authentic to its roots and vibrant in its youth.
Nose: The nose is instantly charmed by a bouquet of fresh red cherries, raspberries, and a hint of rose petals. Underneath these primary aromas lie subtle undertones of dried herbs, sweet tobacco, and a touch of almond.
Palate: On the palate, the wine boasts a medium-bodied profile with a delightful vibrancy. The red fruit flavors are complemented by nuances of black tea, white pepper, and a touch of vanilla, reflecting the wine's balanced maturation.
Finish: The finish is elegantly smooth, marked by a lingering taste of red fruits and a hint of mineral-driven freshness, reminiscent of the stony terrains of the Valpolicella Classico region.
The 2021 Novaia Valpolicella Classico is a versatile companion to a myriad of culinary delights. Its bright and buoyant profile pairs splendidly with classic Italian dishes, be it risotto with porcini mushrooms, spaghetti with a rich tomato sauce, or a fine Osso Buco. The wine's balanced acidity and tannins also make it suitable for lighter dishes, such as grilled vegetables, bruschetta, or even a fresh Caprese salad.