The Sassella area includes just under 120 hectares of terraced vineyards between the municipalities of Castione Andevenno and Sondrio.The name Sassella refers to the importance of the particularly iron-rich rocky outcrops on which a smaller layer of earth rests. The altitude of the vineyards ranges from 300 m a.s.l. near the sanctuary of the same name up to 630 m a.s.l. of those in the hamlet of Piatta.The wines of this area are recognized for their particular elegance and aptitude for aging. Our vineyards are located in the “Grigioni” hamlet (municipality of Castione), in correspondence with the Sassella sanctuary and in Triasso (municipality of Sondrio).
Vineyards location: Municipalities of Castione Andevenno and Sondrio
Grape varieties: Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca), 290 - 630 m s.l.m., 60 q.li/ha
Tasting notes: Wine produced only in the best vintages. Ruby red colour. Delicate, ethereal bouquet with hints of walnuts and plums in alcohol. In the mouth it is particularly harmonious, velvety and persistent. Wine suitable for long aging
Vinification: In 25 and 56 hl oak barrels for about 24 months. Assemblage in steel tanks before bottling and left to rest for 2 months. Bottle aging in a dark and cool cellar for one year before being placed on the market.
Alcohol content: 13,5%
Food pairings: Red meat, fatty fish such as salmon and baked turbot.
Serve at: 16 - 18 ° C in large glasses that enhance its aromatic profile.