Sforzato di Valtellina "Albareda" DOCG Mamete Prevostini
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100% Nebbiolo grapes, dried. The vineyards are located in the area Valtellina Superiore DOCG Sassella e Grumello. The manual harvest starts in the first decade of October. During this phase, the selected bunches of the area of Grumello and Sassella are placed in boxes of 4-5 kg and dried naturally till the 20th of January. During a second selection, the mouldy grapes are immediately eliminated. After the soft pressing, the grapes are poured into inox tanks where the alcoholic fermentation starts. The maceration on skins at 25° lasts 21 days. The malolactic fermentation is managed in oak barrels, where the wine ages 20 months. The maturation continues in the bottle for 10 months.
Dark garnet red colour with orange reflections. Its is wide and spicy, recalling alcohol infused fruits, raisins and dried roses. The taste is warm, full-bodied and elegant.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this red wine produced by Mamete Prevostini winery
Ideal with structured preparation with meat or game, cold cuts and aged cheeses like Bitto. It represents the perfrct meditation wine. It has to be served at 16°C in a wide wine glass that helps the right oxygenation.