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Nino Negri 5 Stelle Sfursat Valtellina Superiore 2013 Wine Review

Nino Negri 5 Stelle Sfursat Valtellina Superiore 2013

Nino Negri 5 Stelle Sfursat Valtellina Superiore 2013

Lombardie DOCG, Italy

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $61.50

Drink: 2015-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Nino Negri

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 94/100

A beautiful, full-bodied, elegant northern Italian red wine with classic aromas of wild dark cherry, smoke, dried leaves and violets. Racy acidity of tangy tomato sauces and hearty meat dishes.

This Nino Negri 5 Stelle Sfursat Valtellina Superiore 2013 was reviewed on December 7, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

This spectacular, award winning wine is created from the finest Nebbiolo grapes in the very best years. The grapes for these wines are grown on incredibly steep mountain slopes, and they are protected from harsh winds as they are well positioned in the Valtellina Valley of Lombardy. The soil is quite dry and lacking dense nutrition thus the vines tend to be strong and grow quite deep. After the harvest the grapes for this wine are dried naturally before three days of cold maceration, then another twelve days of fermentation. After this process, the wine is transferred to new French barrels for twenty months. The color in the glass is bright garnet with inviting scents of plum, cherry, tar, mushrooms, earth and spice. The flavors on the palate are complex, with great depth of flavor and layers showing blackberry, raspberry, cherry, plum and earth with exquisite silky tannins, a great acidity and a long finish.

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