Mamete Prevostini Sassella Valtellina Superiore San Lorenzo 2017
Valtellina Superiore DOCG Sassella
Product by: Mamete Prevostini
GRAPES: 100% Nebbiolo
PRODUCTION AREA: selection of the grapes in the vineyard surrounded by the walls of the convent of San Lorenzo, in the municipality of Sondrio, in the production area of Valtellina Superiore D.O.C.G. Sassella
EXPOSURE AND ALTITUDE: with southern exposure, 450 a.s.l.
TYPE OF SOIL: sandy (80%), silty (20%), absence of limestone, it is a granitic rock with a rare clay
TRAINING SYSTEM: guyot
PLANT DENSITY: 4,000 plants / ha
HARVEST PERIOD: beginning of harvest 26 October
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.60 g / lt
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 17 ° C
VINIFICATION: The grapes that are not perfectly intact or affected by mold are eliminated. After a delicate destemming, the lightly pressed grapes are sent to the stainless steel tanks where the alcoholic fermentation takes place with 15 days of maceration of the skins on the must at a temperature of 25 ° C. After pressing, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in oak barrels where refinement continues for about 16 months. Finally, the wine is aged in the bottle for another 10 months before being marketed.
TASTING NOTES: intense ruby red color tending to garnet. Aroma formed by small red fruits well balanced with spicy and balsamic notes. Dry and warm flavor, persistent and elegant with a persistent, round and very pleasant finish of dried fruit.
PAIRING: robust meat-based dishes, medium-aged cheeses.
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