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Valtellina Superiore Capo di Terra 2003, Conti Sertoli Salis (Italy)

Valtellina Superiore Capo di Terra 2003

Conti Sertoli Salis (Italy)

Valtellina Superiore (Lombardy)
Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca)
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

Valtellina Superiore (Lombardy) The wine shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of brick red, moderate transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of cherry, plum and violet followed by aromas of raspberry, vanilla, rose, blueberry, licorice, tobacco, cinnamon, cocoa and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and pleasing crispness, however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of plum, cherry and blueberry. Valtellina Superiore Capo di Terra ages for 15 months in barrique followed by 6 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 12.5%

Stewed and braised meat, Roasted meat, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

November 2006


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