Mamete Prevostini Valtellina Superiore Sassella 2009

Red Blends from Italy

Price: $29.99
Item No. 128031
  • WS91

Winemaker's Notes

#82 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013

Purple-red in colour, with a bouquet exuding blueberries and blackberries, manifests a bold and well-defined flavour, robust yet silky and with a refreshing liquorice and almond finish.

Critical Acclaim

"Expressive, with a floral note, hints of aromatic anise and dried thyme, and ripe black raspberry and wild strawberry flavors. Shows fine-grained tannins and a smoky base note that pushes through on the fresh finish."
91 Points

Learn About Mamete Prevostini

The background story to Mamete Prevostini is very much that of a cellar which began its great love affair with wine and its production more than 70 years ago and which is inexorably linked to a particular geographical area: that of Valtellina,, which represents one of the most important Italian mountain locations occupied by terraced vineyards. Back in ancient times and right up...

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Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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