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Sassella Stella Retica

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Sassella Stella Retica

Sassella Stella Retica Sassella Stella Retica brings the excitement of an incorruptible youth that time cannot diminish. Long aging adds complexity without changing the freshness.

Appellation: Valtellina Superiore DOCG, Sassella

Type: Red wine

Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca)

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Bright garnet red.
Bouquet: Fine and elegant notes of fresh dark and sour cherries, with notes of herbs, undergrowth and truffles.
Taste: Great harmony in a dry, tart cherry with strong mineral and hints of savory herbs, framed in a long, fresh and spicy finish.
Alcohol: 13.5%.
Serving Notes: 15/16º C (59/61º F). We recommend you let the wine ‘breathe’ an hour before serving in a large nebbiolo glass.
Food: Pairing: Bresaola della Valtellina, pasta with meat sauce, game dishes, roasted and grilled meat and poultry, beef stews, and young, hard cheeses, especially young Bitto.

Vinyard Notes:
Production Area: Sassella sottozona, municipality of Sondrio.
Elevation: 400/600 meters above sea level a.s.l.
Exposure: South.
Yield: 45 hl / ha.

Winemaking Notes:
Harvest: Manual, Late October
Vinification: Maceration 102 days in 50 HL wooden vats..
Aging: 15 months in 50hl wooden barrels, concrete, bottle.