Sforzato della Valtellina 'Carlo Negri' Nino Negri 2019

Sforzato "Carlo Negri" is a robust, rich in volume and body, produced from dried grapes ahnd aged for 24 months in big oak barrels. The bouquet is complex, rich and red fruits and sweet spices. The taste reveals power, structure and plesant spicy aromas

35.90 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG

Grape varieties

Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca) 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Lombardy (Italy)

Alcohol content

16.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

In a clayey terraced soil, betweeen 350 and 500 m above sea level, faced to south

Vinification

Natural drying in boxes, fermentation in stainless steel with long maceration for 26 days

Aging

24 months in big oak barrels

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Bibenda
2018
Vitae AIS
2018

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
18°-20°C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 1 or 2 hours before serving
Glass
Ballon
Ballon

Perfect for robust, full-bodied and intense red wines, which require intense oxygenation to disclose all their deep and complex aromas and enhance the evolution in the glass

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can cellar it even for more than 10 years

RED WINE SFORZATO DELLA VALTELLINA 'CARLO NEGRI' NINO NEGRI 2019 DESCRIPTION

Colour Garnet red

Scent Intense and complex, of fruit jam, pepper, cinnamon, tobacco and sweet spices

Taste Smooth and robust, rich in volume and substance, with long persistence and finely spiced aromas

producer: Nino Negri

Main wines
Sforzato, Valtellina Superiore, Grumello, Sassella, Inferno
Foundation year
1897
Hectares of vineyards
160
Annual production
700.000 bt
Enologist
Casimiro Maule, Danilo Crocco
Address
Nino Negri, Via Ghibellini, 43 - 23030 Chiuro (SO)

Perfect to drink with

  • Blue Cheese
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Game
  • Aged Cheese