Meaning of Valpolicella in English:


Pronunciation /ˌvalpɒlɪˈtʃɛlə/


mass noun
  • Red Italian wine made in the Val Policella district.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘We ordered a bottle of Valpolicella and were brought a basket of bread as we perused the menu.’
    • ‘We had our celebration this evening, in the shape of a couple of bottles of really good Valpolicella.’