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La Spia Valtellina Superiore Sassella DOCG PG40

Bottle producer:

La spia

Colour:

Red

Bottle size

75 cL

Grape variety

Valtellina Superiore DOCG

Location

Castione Andevenno, Sondrio area, Valtellina, Lombardia, Italy

Soil
 
Sandy-silty texture with low silt content and good supply of organic matter.
Harvest

Manual, during October

Vinification 
 
Steel with temperature-controlled fermenters (24°-28°C) for 20 days. After a first passage in steel tanks for 6 months, the wine is placed in French oak barrels for 36 months.

Cultivation system

Valtellinese bow
Organoleptic Characteristics

Color

Ruby red

Bouquet

Scents of violet, rose petals, ripe fruit accompanied by spices such as pepper and licorice. Ethereal note. Hazelnut

Taste

Soft, balanced, measured tannins, excellent persistence and pleasantness in the finish.

Alcohol: 13%
Serve at: 18 °C

Pairings

Dishes of the Valtellina tradition, such as pizzoccheri and risotto al bitto, but also roasted red meats, jugged hare, aged cheeses
Denomination

Product type

Region of origin

Winery