Sesterzio – Valtellina Superiore Maroggia DOCG

Producer: Sesterzio
Wine: Valtellina Superiore Maroggia DOCG
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo 100%
Production Zone: Maroggia Cru, Berbenno di Valtellina
Altitude: 984 to 1476 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 9.9 acres
Exposure: South
Soil: Sandy
Vinification & Aging: It’s vinification is made following the traditional style a “cappello sommerso” with temeperature controlled maceration on its lees. Follows a brief transfer in stainless steel tanks. It then, ages for 16 months in oak barriques prior to bottling and final release.
Production: 540 cases
Alcohol: 13%
pH: 3.42
Acidity: 4.7 g/l
Sugar: 1.1 g/l
Sulfites: 51 mg/l
Description: Intense ruby red color. The wine is characterized but a persistent bouquet of red berries, blackberry and rasperry, and of flowers, rose and violet. It is dry, pleasantly tastful with light tannins with an elegant and longlasting finish to the palate.
Food Pairing: It is a match with the traditional dishes from Valtellina, roasted game, pork, and firm cheeses.