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Red wine with good potential ageing, particularly agreeable already after two or three years. Robust and austere, it is produced only in the best vintage years from a careful selection of Nebbiolo grapes from the best vineyards. Aged in Slavonian oak barrels, can be kept ageing for a long time in lying bottles.
Recommended serving temperature: 16° – 18°.
Grapes: Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca).

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Description

Rainoldi Sassella Riserva

Grape: Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca).

Production area: Municipalities of Castione Andevenno and Sondrio.

Orientation and altitude: South, 270 – 600 m above sea level.

Type of soil: Rich in iron rock with sub-acidic reaction. Shallow.

First production vintage: 1983. Produced only in the best vintage years.

Harvest period: First ten days of October. Manual harvest.

Yield: 65 q.li/ha

Wine Making Process: Fermentation with controlled temperature maceration, with regular cycles of punching-down and pumping- over. Malo-lactic fermentation by spring.

Ageing: In oak barrels for almost two years.Ageing in bottles takes place in dark, cool cellars for at least a year before before commercial release.

Chemical analysis when bottling

Tasting Notes: Pale-Ruby. Delicate, etheric aroma with hints of nut, cherries and liqueur damson plums. In the mouth it tastes particularly well-balanced, velvet- smooth and lingering.

Pairing: This wine matches very well with red meat, game and cheese.

Recommended serving temperature: 16-18°C in large glasses.

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Size

750ml, Magnum 1.5l

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