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Valtellina Superiore Riserva Sassella 'Rocce Rosse' Ar.Pe.Pe. 2016
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Valtellina Superiore Riserva Sassella 'Rocce Rosse' Ar.Pe.Pe. 2016


Valtellina Superiore Sassella Riserva "Rocce Rosse" is a complex and evolved red wine aged for 48 months in large chestnut barrels and 12 months in cement tanks. It gives off aromas of fruit in alcohol, sweet spices, leather and has a full-bodied, dry and vigorous taste, with a very long persistence




Valtellina Superiore DOCG


Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca) 100%


Alcohol content

13 %


75 cl Bottle


Traditional maceration on the skins for 40 days


4 years in casks of chestnut and 1 year in cement

Filosofia produttiva

Independent Winegrowners

Additional Notes

Contains sulfites


The Sassella Riserva Rocce Rosse of the cellar Ar.Pe.Pe is the superb expression of Nebbiolo from Valtellina, worked with great skills by the Pellizzati Perego family. Located in the heart of the Valtellina, this incredible reality produces Nebbiolo wines with long aging potential following the rules of the oldest tradition, those handed down for five generations until today, arriving at Isabella, and Emanuele Guido that lead the cellar with pride and tenacity.

Their skill knows how to balance the three essential components to create great wines: respect for traditional knowledge, love for the land and the confidence in the benefit that can be drawn from technological innovation if intelligently applied rigorously. To these elements must be added the contribution of the young and dynamic team that works with the family Pellizzati Perego, both in the vineyard and in the winery. It is so valuable that the production of the winery Ar.Pe.Pe is now a reference point for both national and international wine scene with real jewels such as wine Sassella Riserva Rocce Rosse.

Noble and elegant as the Nebbiolo can be, it acquires, thanks to its aging in barrels of wood, concrete and bottles, the expressive richness of those who have much to tell and choose their words carefully to do it. The Sassella Riserva Red Rocks intrigues during the tasting with its strong structure made special by an infinite number of aromas ranging from aromatic sweetness of the fruit, to the liveliness of the spices of the East. Ar.Pe.Pe was able to create a wine that tells the wisdom with which men have been able to tame the rough and rocky slopes of the Valtellina. Thus it is, uncorking a bottle of Sassella Red Rocks, we will leave enchanted by the wisdom of his warm and hints of fresh softness of the drink, while the Nebbiolo from Valtellina to our palates reveals the secrets of the mountain terroir.


Deep ruby ​​red, tending to garnet


Elegant and dry, fresh, with extraordinary persistence and balance


Scents of cherry and plum in alcohol, delicate hints of nutmeg, hazelnut, clove and leather