Sassella Valtellina Superiore DOCG Nino Negri
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%.