Valpolicella comes in many weights, but there is always a note of charm, even in the lighter/medium-bodied editions. Such as this new listing from one of the regions top producers, Alligrini. The feeling is very Pinotish ““ delicate, with delicious, lush fruitiness, and friendliness. The fat Burgundian bottle also suggest Pinot. With a light chilling, this could be the world’s best red for white meats. And for party-pouring.
ALLIGRINI 15 “˜Di Fumane’, Veneto, Italy~ 519793 $15.50 ($13.50 till Dec 20)