Sforzato di Valtellina Ronco del Picchio 2018 Sandro Fay, Red wines

Sandro Fay
0,75 Litri


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Sforzato di Valtellina Ronco del Picchio 2018 Sandro Fay

Variety: Chiavennasca (Nebbiolo) 100%

Pale ruby ​​red with intense garnet veins

The nose is very intense, well defined and of excellent quality. The aromas emerge in succession, with fascinating notes of aromatic herbs, such as thyme and mint. Withered flowers, plum jam, and spices are clear examples. Not just intensity, then, but just as much class. It leaves no doubt about the quality and provenance.

On the palate it is certainly powerful and voluminous, but also grandly structured. The altitude and the selection of the best plants, grant an excellent texture of tannins, and adequate freshness, so the wine is balanced and in harmony. The memory it leaves is very persistent, embellished with aromas of aromatic herbs, jam and spices.

One of the best sforzati, like all Fay wines it stands out for its class and elegance. It turns out a great interpretation of Nebbiolo della Valtellina.

Sforzato di Valtellina Ronco del Picchio 2018 Sandro Fay

Sandro Fay, grows grapes in the San Gervasio vineyard, geographically located above the Ca Morei

Surface: the vineyard extends for 2.5 hectares, while the average altitude is 700 meters above sea level.

The soil is mostly sandy, then loamy and clayey.

The training system is espalier with guyot pruning with a yield per hectare of 35 hectoliters.

After harvesting, carried out manually towards the end of October, the grapes are placed in special boxes and left to dry until mid-December. The grapes are rasped and alcoholic fermentation is started in stainless steel containers.

It carries out the malolactic transformation and refines in 500 liter oak tonneaux and in 25 hectolitre oak barrels for at least one year. It further improves in the bottle for twelve months.

Additional information

SKU: WIN-71167
Weight 1.5 kg


Prizes and awards

Wine il vino 2018 95 / 100