Nino Negri Ca' Brione Bianco Valtellina 2018

  • Type: White
  • Producer: Nino Negri
  • Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
  • Country: Italy
  • Region: Lombardy
  • Size: F - 750 ml
  • Bin: D7746
Special Price $36.95 Regular Price $39.95
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Nino Negri Ca' Brione Bianco Valtellina 2018 is available to buy in increments of 1
A unique Valtellina white, the Nino Negri Ca Brione is a blend of late harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Incrocio Manzoni (Pinot Blanc/Riesling) with a small percentage of Nebbiolo vinified as white (10%).
Ca' Brione is selected from vineyards that sit at an elevation of 1200 feet within the commune of Tresivio. Due to the extremely steep and sandy/ gravelly soils yields are naturally very low.
The earlier ripening Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay grapes are harvested in late September and placed into wooden crates where they will dry until the Incrocio Manzoni and Chiavennasca are harvested in early October. Vinification is carried out separately for each varietal with a gentle pressing and fermentation and aging in a combination of 50% new and 50% older oak barriques. After eight months in barrel the wine is blended and bottled. 18,000 bottles produced.
-Winemaker's Notes
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