What is Bolla wine?
Bolla is a sizable wine producer based in Valpolicella, in northeast Italy. It has a long history and has been at the forefront of the spread in international awareness of the wines of the Veneto.
Is Bolla cheap wine?
If you want a dirt-cheap introduction to Valpolicella, then Bolla isn’t a bad option. As is common in Italy, the name, Valpolicella, refers to the region, Verona, and style of the wine. The grapes include 60% Corvina and Corvinone, 30% Rondinella and 10% other regional grapes from Verona.
Is Bolla wine any good?
A full bouquet of cranberries, cherries, plums, and raspberries, this wine has an appealing, bright black cherry character enhanced by hints of licorice, vanilla, and clove derived from the wood aging. It is medium-bodied, round on the palate, and has a pleasant finish.
Is Bolla Italian?
Today all award-winning Bolla wines are hand-harvested and created in Italy. The distinct flavors of the grapes can be attributed to the unique climate, soil and temperature of the region in which they are grown.
Is Bolla wine expensive?
SRP of $9 and available for as low as $8. From the bottle: “For more than a century Bolla wines have been recognized for trusted quality. Made with hand-picked grapes from northern Italy’s Veneto region, Bolla Valpolicella offers berry, almond, raisin, and spicy black-cherry flavors.
Is Bolla Valpolicella wine sweet?
9. 1986 Bolla Valpolicella ($28) Primarily produced from the Corvina grape, this dry red wine presents bitter licorice, cranberry flavors, and subtle oak notes.
What does Bolla Valpolicella taste like?
Description. Garnet red in color, Bolla Valpolicella has a complex bouquet of black pepper, cedar, and hints of raspberries, licorice, and walnuts. Rich black-cherry flavors are followed by a pleasant finish.
Is Bolla Valpolicella a dry wine?
1986 Bolla Valpolicella ($28) Primarily produced from the Corvina grape, this dry red wine presents bitter licorice, cranberry flavors, and subtle oak notes. The wine’s high tannins and acidity ensure the wine pairs exquisitely with rich pastas.