Rosso Valtellina - Arpepe

Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca)

Soil: Clay, Loam, sand & Gravel.                                 Practice:

Elevation: 350 /400m ASL                                               Acidity:   gr / liter                                               

Dry Extract:  gr / liter                                                         Production: 2500 cs

Appellation:  Rosso di Valtellina DOC                                                        

Alcohol %:  13                                                                                                                                     

Tasting Notes:
Delicate scents of wild berry, star anise and alpine herb float out of the glass. On the polished palate, supple tannins lightly support juicy Marasca cherry, strawberry preserve and clove. A mineral note wraps up the finish. 

Vinification:   Spontaneous fermentation. 110 days of maceration on the skins.

Aging:  Aging 6-12 months in 50HL casks, chestnut, Slavonian or French, but all coopered by steam without toast.

Food Pairing : Mushroom Pizza. Pasta. Risotto. Truffle. Game. Rabbit. Wild Boar. Mature Cheese. Grana Padano. Parmigiano Reggiano. Pecorino Vecchio.
Risotto alla Milanese. Pizzoccheri (Alpine Fresh Tagliatelle).


Tasting Notes