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San Bartolomeo Sizzano Riserva DOC 2013

£30.43

Sizzano is one of the best appellations in Piedmont, though less well-known in Britain. Wine has been made in the village of Sizzano since mediaeval times and was much prized for its spicy sour-cherry flavour, elegance and length.

This example is multi award-winning and would be good to drink now or to age for 10 or more years. 

Area of production: Colline Novaresi, Piedmont

Producer: Vigneti Valle Roncati

Grape Variety: 70% Nebbiolo, 20% Vespolina, 10% Uva Rara

Soil: mineral, sandy-clay soil at the base of Monte Rosa

Fermentation: alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks

Maturation:  24 months in French oak barrels

Alcohol content: 13% abv

Bottle size: 750 ml

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE:

Appearance: garnet red

Nose: rich and soft, with red berry fruit, black cherries, balsamic and spicy notes 

Palate: intense and velvety, aromatic balsamic flavours, balanced tannins, good length

Food pairings: Dishes with robust meat sauces, game and roast meats, aged cheeses. 
Drink now or keep for up to 7 years. Best decanted an hour before drinking.

Service temperature: 18°-20°C

Awards: 

Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition 2019: SILVER MEDAL


Decanter World Wine Awards 2018: SILVER MEDAL


Listed in Golosaria’s “TOP HUNDRED WINES” 


9th Città di Sizzano Wine Fair, SITIANUM Award: Grappolo d’Argento


“DOUJA D’OR 2014” Wine Competition for DOC and DOCG Wines: Award Winner


75th Los Angeles International Wine Competition: SILVER MEDAL 2014


53rd National Wine Competition, Pramaggiore: GOLD MEDAL2014

 

 

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