Valtellina Superiore Mazèr
Valtellina Superiore Mazèr of Nino Negri winery is produced only with Nebbiolo grape, harvested in late September. It ferments in steel tanks for five days, with a constant check of temperature. After fermentation there is ageing in barrique for three years and, at the end, the bottling.
Description: Mazèr has a ruby red colour and at the smell one can identify cloves, chocolate and licorice, a part from a prune mark. The taste is dry, strong, with citrus fruits mark.
Complement: it is ideal to match meat (roasts and game) and aged cheeses.
Valtellina Superiore Orante
Also Valtellina Superiore Orante of Menegola winery is produced only with Nebbiolo grape. It ferments in steel tanks at a temperature of 30°C for a week. After fermentation there is ageing in barrique for one year and eight months and other six months in bottle.
Description: Orante has a ruby red colour and at the smell one can identify rose and mixed berries. Texture is full-bodied and taste is fresh and tannic.
Complement: it is ideal to match meat (both as ragu for main dishes and as second dish or roasts) and aged cheeses.