Valtellina Superiore Sassella "Marena" DOCG Mamete Prevostini
100% Nebbiolo grapes cultivated in the property of Mamete Prevostini cellar. “Valtellina Superiore Sassella Marena” was born in the cities of Castione and Sondrio. The manual harvest starts after the first decade of October. During the winemaking, only the best grapes are selected for the pressing, that means that the ruined fruits or those hit by the mould are immediately rejected. After the elimination of stalks, the pressed grapes are poured into steel containers where the alcoholic fermentation starts. 13 days maceration on skins at 25°C, followed by malolactic fermentation in oak barrels and 12 months aging. The maturation continues in the bottle for 8 months.
Features of this Sassella Superiore wine
Ruby red colour with light garnet shades. Its intense scent recalls dark cherry, hazelnuts, blackberry and small red fruits. The taste is smooth, harmonious and fresh, but structured at the same time.
It is perfect with game, roasted or braised meat and aged cheese. It has to be served at 16°C in a high, tapered wine glass. The alcoholic strength is 14%Vol.