£41.00/ 0.75 L btl
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Selected cru of the historic vineyard of San Sebastiano allo Zoppo, Omaggio a Quintino Sella represents the flagship of the company, of production limited to memorable vintages. What in ancient times was considered the "family reserve", today is identified in this label dedicated to Quintino Sella, proponent of the unification of Italy and minister in the Risorgimento. An immense Lessona, paradigmatic in its ruby-garnet color and in its hints prone to spiciness and ethereal depths. The mouth can be velvety and tannic at the same time, excellent guarantor of a longevity to be discovered.
- Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC
Grand vin, tannins imperceptibles, acidité maîtrisée. Un toucher de bouche caressant. Beaucoup de plaisir pour ce vin très proche d'un grand Bourgogne.
With origins that date back to 1671, Tenute Sella is the clearest proof that the Nebbiolo variety arrived in the Piedmont not from the Langhe but from the north of the region. An austere, intense and characterful variety which the region's forebears vinified along with other native grapes, especially with the excellent, spicy Vespolina, in order to tone down the coarseness of its youth. This practice has survived for centuries and still today many wines demonstrate the sensat...