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Valpolicella Syllabification: Val·po·li·cel·la
Pronunciation: /ˌvalˌpōləˈCHelə/ /ˌväl-/

Definition of Valpolicella in English:


Red Italian wine made in the Val Policella district.
Example sentences
  • While most Valpolicella is simple at best, this dramatic, exuberant wine, with complex flavors of licorice, spice, mocha, dried cherries, and vanilla, is in a class by itself.
  • Washed down with a bottle of Valpolicella, from a small, but varied wine menu, our bill came to £58.25.
  • A big, juicy steak goes well with a big, juicy wine such as a Cabernet Sauvignon or a Shiraz, while a chicken dish is better with wine containing less tannin, such as a Valpolicella and Beaujolais or a white Sancerre.
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