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Valtellina Superiore Sassella 'il Glicine' DOCG - 2018

This wine is named after the vineyard from where grapes come from: Il Glicine. This vineyard is located in the Sassella sub-area at about 470 meters above sea level and facing south.This wine ages for 12 months in barrique. it is a garnet red color with reflections of light. The nose has fruity hints including red berries, cherry and a fine spiciness. In the mouth it is intense, with many spicy notes, very balanced, tannins present but never aggressive and good acidity as well as persistence.

  • Brand: Sandro Fay
  • Region:Lombardy
  • Sub-Region:Sondrio
  • Commune/Village:Teglio
  • Varietal:Nebbiolo
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:14.0%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Italy
  • How much so2 added:50mg /l
  • Climate:The climate is maritime. It rains every month of the year. The average annual temperature for Teglio is 5 ° degrees and there is 1075 mm of rain in a year.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:loam soils
  • Vineyard Size:1 ha
  • Vine Age (year planted):1098
  • Fermentation:after destemming and pressing, the wine is put in contact with the skins for about 7 days and fermented in stainless steel at a constant temperature without the use of industrial yeasts. The malolactic process takes place immediately after.
  • Elevage:12 months in used Slavonian Oak, big barrels.
  • Winemaker Name:Marco Fay
  • Finning & Filtration:No
  • Producer Website:https://www.vinifay.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=featured&Itemid=139&lang=en
  • Total Production:100 cases
  • Sustainable Certificates:Rotating crops and embracing diversity; planting cover crops and perennials. Applying integrated pest management (IPM). Adopting agroforestry practices. No use of chemical substances in any steps of the production.
  • Sustainable Practice:Yes

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