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
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
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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