Ascesa Nebbiolo, Valtellina Superiore DOCG - Boutinot
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Ascesa Nebbiolo, Valtellina Superiore DOCG 2019

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Ascesa

Valtellina is the best part of 2 hrs due north of Franciacorta, tucked up close to the Swiss border. It’s Italy’s only East - West valley, Tirano and Sondrio are the two most important towns. Apart from wine, the area has exceptional walking and mountain biking trails… you road bikers can spin a little further down the road to the foot of the Stelvio.

Meet the producer

You can spot a wine producer from Valtellina at 100 paces… Legs like tree trunks! They spend the autumn carrying...

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Production

100% Nebbiolo from vineyards in Sondrio and Grumello. The wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in stainless steel before ageing in French barriques (25% new).

Tasting notes

Extra degree of alcohol, a bit richer, a touch more substance supporting a carefully judged touch of new oak. Mineral soaked, thoroughly delicious and properly serious red wine.

Food match

Osso Buco and wild mushrooms

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