Rivetti & Lauro SFORZATO DELL'ORCO DOCG
Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG
Product by: Rivetti & Lauro
This Sforzato comes from the Dell'Orco's vineyards, so it's a true Cru.
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard: Valtellina Superiore Priora vineyard
Origin of soils: sand and clay soils
Common: Berbenno (SO)
Growing system: Guyot
Planting: 2x1 4500 vines per hectare
Yield: 70 q.li grapes/hectare
Vinification: manual selection of the grapes, drying of grapes in crates for three or four month, destemmed, fermentation in small stainless steel tanks, aging in casks and French and American oak barrels of first passage.
Before bottling ageing: 30 months
Outstanding nose of red fruits, flowers, tobacco and earthy truffles.
Classic, sweet wild berries and dried autumn leaves on the palate with floreal notes and grippy tannins.
Elegant and rich, this is a very pretty Nebbiolo wich oozes character, style and a complex structure.
Serving temperature: 14/16 C°
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