Valtellina's Distinctive Nebbiolos

Alpine viticulture succeeds with Piedmont’s noble grape

Valtellina's Distinctive Nebbiolos
The mountainside vineyards of Nino Negri
From the Oct 31, 2020, issue

Valtellina Nebbiolos are typically bright and sleek, showing the grape's characteristic cherry, strawberry, herb and spice notes. Their taut tannins are partnered with a lively acidic presence, in contrast to Barolo, which has more density to the tannic structure. 

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