Valtellina Superiore - Arpepe

Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca)

Soil: Very sandy with fragmented rocks and high acidity.                

Elevation: 350 /500m ASL                                               Acidity:   gr / liter                                               

Dry Extract:  gr / liter                                                         Production: 2500 cs

Appellation:  Valtellina Superiore DOCG                                                  

Alcohol %:  13                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Tasting Notes
Initially shy, the subtle nose eventually reveals new leather, Alpine herb and wild berry. The savory palate has an understated elegance, offering Marasca cherry, pomegranate and graphite alongside refined tannins. Drink through 2027. 

Vinification:   Spontaneous fermentation. 115 days of maceration on the skins.

Aging:  18 months in 50HL casks, chestnut, Slavonian or French, Cement and then Bottle.

Food Pairing : Mushroom Pizza. Pasta. Risotto. Truffle. Game. Rabbit. Wild Boar. Mature Cheese.


93 pts R. Parker

Tasting Notes