Rosso di Valtellina DOC Nino Negri
The Rosso di Valtellina is the youngest and fresh wine in the Valtellina area. The grapes come from the vineyards of the Sfursat. There are used Chiavennasca (Nebbiolo) at 90% and Rossola, Pignola and Brugnola grapes for the remaining 10%. The cultivation method is the Guyot with sandy-lime soils located at 350-500 meters above the sea level with a density of 3500 trees per hectare with a profit of 100 quintals per hectare. The grape harvest takes place in October and there is a maceration on the peels for 8 days. The maturation takes place in steel for 3 months and 6 months in Slavonia oak barrels of 80 hectoliters.
Characteristics of the Rosso di Valtellina Valtellina DOC
It has a ruby red color. The smell is net and winy with a little fragrance of little berries and sweet spices. There are also some light violet an rose hints. The taste is dry, fruity and tannic with an elegant licorice aftertaste.
Suggested pairings with this wine of the Nino Negri winery
It is perfect with boiled meats or with white meats. It must be served at 16°C in a Ballon wine glass and the proof is 12.5%.