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Valtellina Sassella Grisone

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Valtellina Sassella Grisone

This truly great mountain-produced Nebbiolo wine coming from Valtellina boasts all the great characteristics that one would expect in such a style of wine. It has a pleasing character that stimulates the palate with its balance and consistency.

Appellation: Valtellina Superiore DOCG Sassella

Type: Red, dry

Varietal: 100% Chiavennasca (Nebbiolo)


Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Garnet red.
Bouquet: Thin, ethereal, with hints of leather and tobacco.
Taste: Delicate and dry with velvety tannins.
Alcohol: 13.5-14% (varies with vintage).
Serving Suggestion: Serve at 15/16º C (59/61º F). We recommend you decant the wine and let it ‘breathe’ before serving in a large Nebbiolo glass.
Pairing: Perfect with traditional Valtellina first courses and/or red meat, braised meat, game and cheeses.

Vinyard Notes:
Production Area: Castione Andevenno, Sondrio, Valtellina.
Soil: Sandy limestone.  

Winemaking Notes:
Vinification: After careful harvesting by hand, fermentation takes place in small stainless steel containers.
Aging: 18-months in 20-30hl French oak botti with an additional six months in the bottle before release.