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Sforzato di Valtellina "Sfursat Carlo Negri" DOCG Nino Negri

Lombardy
Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG
2017
Sku: 1950
Until stocks
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€ 27.90 € 36.50
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2 bottles
€ 55.80
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3 bottles
€ 83.70
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6 bottles
€ 167.40
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Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
90/100
2021
4 Grappoli AIS
2017
3 viti Vitae AIS
2017
3 Bicchieri gambero rosso
2018

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Nino Negri
Region
Lombardy
Wine list:
Sforzato di Valtellina
Denomination:
Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG
Vintage:
2017
Grapes:
100% Nebbiolo
Alcohol:
16,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Roast meat, Cut of beff, wild game, Scallops with mushrooms, Sausage, mushroom risotto, Saffron risotto, Hard cheese

Descrizione vino

The Nino Negri winery produces this Sforzato Carlo Negri DOCG wine with Chiavennasca grapes which is the local denomination of the Nebbiolo. The cultivation area is the Valtellina Superiore and the soils are located at south at 350-500 meters above the sea level. The cultivation method is the Guyot and the soils are sandy-lime not very fertile and sustained by dry walls. The picking takes place in the second decade of September and it ends at the end of the month. The grapes are left to wither and they loose the 30-35% of their weight. At the beginning of January there is maceration for 16 days. The maturation and the refinement takes place before in steel and then in French oak barrels of 32-52 hectoliters for 24 months. It follows a bottle refinement period.

 

Characteristics of the Sfursat Carlo Negri Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG

It has a garnet color with purple reflections. The smell is intense and complex with black ripe fruits aromas together with spicy ones of pepper and cinnamon. The taste is full and complex with ripen fruits  aroma too. The tannin is present and fine. The final is persistent with gloves and licorice aromas.

 

Suggested pairings with this Sforzato wine of the Valtellina

This wine from Lombardy of the Nino Negri winery is perfect with roasted red meats, game and aged cheeses. It must be served at 17°C in a Ballon wine glass. The proof is 15,4%. If the bottles lay down in a fresh ad dark cellar they can be aged for 12-15 years.

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