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Sforzato San Domenico 2009 [6 bottles, 75 cl]

€ 161,28 € 144,00 VAT included

DenominationSforzato di Valtellina DOCG
Vine VarietyNebbiolo
Alcohol Content15% vol.
Fining18 months in oak barrels
Good to drinkNow until 2022

Product Description

«Sublime wine»: this great specialty of Valtellina is the top expression of the typical falors of the region. The grapes are accurately chosen, picked and places in crate they are left to dry in fruit shed all autumn. Only in Mid-December, after about two months, the grapes are pressed. During this period of time sugars and aromas concentrate considerably. Fermentation is slow because of the low temperature in the cellars and the high sugar concentration. The resulting wine is full-bodied, rich in anthocyanins and extracts with an abundance of rounded and supple tannins. The bouquet presents notes of roasted almonds while the palate savors the pleasing aroma of dried grapes. The Sforzato is particularly important to the wine making economy of the region.

Additional Information

Weight 10 kg
Denomination

Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG

Geographical area of production

Region: Lombardia / Province: Sondrio / Municipality: Tirano e Bianzone

Blend

Nebbiolo

Type of viticulture

Archetto valtellinese

Yield

500 g/m2

Terrain Composition

Sandy clays, little humus and very permeable. Very favorable conditions for perfumes and preservation.

Alcohol Content

15 vol %

Total Acidity

6 g/l

Vinification

Drying of the grapes in fruit shed for 60 to 70 days. Maceration on the skins for 15 to 17 days in 130 hl stainless steel vats. Three delatsages at controlled temperature of 29°C

Tasting Notes

Intense ruby red tending toward garnet; ample and varied perfume, with fruity and floral nuances but also note of leather and tobacco, enveloping and deep; full bodied, dry, austere. This is a wine of great character and structure.

Food Pairings

Savory red meats, game, aged cheeses.

Package, bottle size

6 bottles, 75 cl

Manufacturer

Casa Vinicola Triacca

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