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The grapes, such as Nebbiolo (Chiavennasca), Prugnola and Rossola, from the Grumello sub-area, are vinified "in red" with a medium-long maceration. After 2 months in steel and 18 months in large 80 hl Slavonian oak barrels, followed by another 4 months of aging in bottle.
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Grumello - from the Latin "grumus", meaning hillock, hill: "grum" in the Valtellina dialect - is one of the four sub-areas of the DOCG Valtellina Superiore: 71 hectares north of Sondrio. Here Casa Negri directly manages some famous crus: Vigna Lunga, Sassorosso, Sassina.
The area takes its name from the castle of Grumello, built by the De Piro family, lords of Sondrio between the 13th and 14th centuries. The production of Grumello Negri began in 1945.
|The cellar||Nino Negri|
|Vines and plants||95% Chiavennasca (Nebbiolo), 5% Prugnola and Rossola.|
|Production area||Sub-area of Valtellina Superiore DOCG Grumello|
|Vinification||the ripe grapes, harvested from mid-October to early November, are traditionally vinified “in red”, with 10 days of maceration of the skins in the must; Fermentation takes place at 25-28 ° C.|
|Maturation||A suitable refinement in the bottle follows before release.|
|Name||Valtellina Superiore DOCG|
|Service temperature||18 ° / 20 °|
|Alcohol content in %Vol||13.20|
|Pairings||Noble poultry, game, grilled meats, mature cheeses.|
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