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Red wine 2009 Valtellina Superiore DOCG Riserva Sassella "Rocce Rosse", Lombardy, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 60.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #L15271

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (93 WP)
Last reviewed: 6 August, 2019
Editor note: Firm, deep, fairly complex nose, ripe black and red berries, dried floral aromas, elegant spicy notes, herbaceous traces, hint of bacon, prominent mineral notes. Tart, very firm fruit on the palate, firm youthful, ripe tannins, light acid bite, prominent mineral notes, herbaceous and light spicy aromas, good depth, still youthful, toasted traces, hint of cocoa, light spicy and prominent mineral notes, balsamic and ethereal notes on a very good, firm, tart, juicy, peppery finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2028+

The Italian region with the capital Milano (Milan) is located in the very north of the boot and borders on Switzerland. The viticulture here goes back to the Etruscans, Venitians, Ligurians and Romans. The Mantua-born poet bze. classic of Latin school reading Vergil (70-19 BC) tells of "rivers, lakes, olive trees, vines and golden grain fields" in his homeland. He probably meant the hills around Lake Garda. The extensive Po plain is mainly used for agriculture and animal husbandry.

The vineyards cover 22,500 hectares of vines. The best wine-growing areas are mainly located in the large area of the lakes Lago di Como, Lago di...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. The 100 or so synonyms testify above all to the great age and widespread use of the vine. The most important of these are numerous names with Nebbiolo and supplementary names such as Nebbiolo del Piemonte, as well as Chiavennasca, Lampia, Marchesano, Michet, Picotender, Picotendre, Picotendro, Picotèner, Picotenero, Picoutendro, Picoutendro Maschio, Picoutener, Picutener, Poctener, Pugnet, Prunent, Spana, Spana Commune, Spanna, Spanna Grossa and Vercelli. It must not be confused with the Chatus (Nebbiolo di Dronero, Nebbiolo Pairolè), Croatina (Nebbiolo di Gattinara), Dolcetto...

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