Rainoldi Grumello Riserva 2010

£36.00

Nebbiolo grapes, locally called Chiavennasca, come from “Dossi salati” (which roughly translates “Salted Hills”), the highest vineyards of the Grumello area. The orientation 100% south and the sandy-gravelly ground produce full-bodied wines, bound to stimulate your senses over time.

Rainoldi Grumello Riserva Tasting Notes

Intense ruby-colour.Wide range of aromas from liqueur black cherries, to violet and liquorice. Nutty and rich scents on the nose. Rich body and lots of fruit. Full body, long finish and lingering, complex, rich taste. Very modern and giving style.

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Description

Rainoldi Grumello Riserva – Valtellina Superiore DOCG 2010

Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo Chiavennasca

Nebbiolo grapes, locally called Chiavennasca, come from “Dossi salati” (which roughly translates “Salted Hills”), the highest vineyards of the Grumello area. The orientation 100% south. The sandy-gravelly ground produce full-bodied wines, bound to stimulate your senses over time.

Rainoldi Grumello Riserva Tasting Notes

Intense ruby-colour with a grainy tendency. The aroma is subtle and long-lasting with a hint of hazelnuts. It tastes velvety and well-balanced. Additional wide range of aromas from liqueur black cherries, to violet and liquorice. Ric scents on the nose. Rich body and lots of fruit. Full body, long finish and lingering, complex, rich taste. Very modern and giving style.

Tasting Notes from Mark L., one of our Fab Winers: “tar, rose, violet, sweet tobacco, ciger box , oak, and spices. Med+ acidity med tannins and a long finish”…

Pairing

This wine matches very well with red meat, game and mature cheeses. Recommended serving temperature: 16-18°C in large glasses.

Production Area

This wine comes from a sub-area of Valtellina Superiore called Grumello that takes its name from the homonymous castle that dates back to the eleventh century. It is a red wine with lots of personality, with good well-bodied characteristics and a structure. The specific vineyard is called “Dossi Salati”, within the municipality of Sondrio.
Orientation and Altitude: South, 600 m above sea level

Soil

Gravelly-sand with sub-acidic reaction. Not very deep and with an extremely compact super cial layer.

First Production Vintage

2007. Wine only produced in the best vintage years.

Harvest Period

Between the second and third weeks of October. Manual harvest

Vintage Evaluation

This vintage shares the outstanding ageing prospect of the best years, yielding wines with a typically excellent structure.

Yield

60 q.li/ha

Wine Making

Fermentation with controlled temperature maceration, with regular cycles of punching-down and pumping- over.

Ageing

In new French oak barriques over 16 months. It follows a rest in stainless steel tanks for 4 months before bottling. Bottle ageing takes place in dark, cool cellars for at least two years before before commercial release

Rainoldi Grumello Riserva Chemical Analysis

– alcoholic content: 13,8 % Vol
– sugars g/l: <1
– dry extract g/l: 29,2
– acidity g/l: 5,13
– SO2 mg/l: 88

 

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