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Valtellina Superiore - DOCG (GPDO)

vino rosso

  • Pair wine Valtellina Superiore with:
    roasted red meat, venison and game, seasoned cheese, gnocchi with game sauce, pizzoccheri, polenta and osei (birds),

Production area of Valtellina Superiore DOCG:
Steep slopes on the banks of the Adda River in the Sondrio province (with the subzones Grumello - Inferno - Sassella - Valgella). A twenty-kilometer stretch of viveyards between Sondrio and Teglio cov
Vine selection :
Chiavennasca (Nebbiolo 90-100%), others (0-10%)
Colour:
ruby red with tendency to maroon
Aroma:
characteristic and persistent, refines with age
Taste:
dry, slightly tannic, velvety, characteristic and harmonious
Minimum alcohol content:
12%
Aging:
minimum two years, one of which in wood barrels, up to 5-6 years
Types:
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Riserva:
three years minimum, one of which in wood barrels, and up to 10 years for the Riserva
Serving temperature of wine Valtellina Superiore :
Serve the wine at: 64- 68 Farenheit, 18 - 20C Celsius opening the bottle few hours before serving