Sassella Valtellina Superiore DOCG Nino Negri

Lombardy
Sassella Valtellina Superiore DOCG
2017
Sku: 1955
Until stocks
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€ 11.80 € 14.50
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2 bottles
€ 23.60
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-19%
3 bottles
€ 35.40
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-19%
6 bottles
€ 70.80
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-19%

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
90/100
2020

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Nino Negri
Region
Lombardy
Wine list:
Valtellina Superiore
Denomination:
Sassella Valtellina Superiore DOCG
Vintage:
2017
Grapes:
100% Nebbiolo
Alcohol:
13,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Milanese cutlet, Saffron risotto, Cold meats and salami, Fillet with green pepper, pork knuckle baked, Medium-aged cheeses, Scallops with mushrooms, Sausage, Pasta all'amatriciana

Descrizione vino

This wine is made by nebbiolo-chiavennasca 95%, and 5% of other local varieties. The grapes used belong to the following cru: Minè, Longoni and Chiesa Sassella. The cultivation method is the Guyot with a density of 3500 trees on pebbly and thin soils almost dry located at 400-450 meters. The profit is 65 quintals per hectare. The manual grape harvest takes place in October and the maceration lasts 8 days. After a short resting period in steel, the wine matures for 24 months in French oak barrels of 35-52 hl.

 

Characteristics of the sassella of the Nino Negri winery

It has a bright and deep garnet color. The smell is complex with strawberry aromas together with the rose and the mature black cherry. The taste is full, soft and sustained with a good sapid aroma, elegance and harmony. There is a pleasant end of dry prune and spices for long time.

 

Suggested pairings with this wine from Lombardy of Nino Negri

It is perfect with roasted red meats, lamb, goat, game and aged cheeses. It must be served at 18°C and the proof is 13.5%.

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