Il Glicine” Valt. Sup. Sassella DOCG, Sandro Fay, (2016) – Lombardia
Grape : Chiavennasca (Nebbiolo).
With the red colour turning to a burnt orange, Il Glicine from Sandro Fay has all the hallmarks of a top flight Nebbiolo. It offers a full range of aromas from blueberries, cherries and blackberries through to chocolate, coffee and black pepper. You will not be disappointed with the smooth, velvety taste, soft tannins, good acidity and hints of strawberry and cranberry. Aged for 12 months in 500 lt oak barrel.
Food pairing : fattier poultry dishes, seared ahi tuna, beetroot salad, a cheese plate of aged parmesan and prosciutto. Undoubtely witht the locals eat, in this case, brasaola, a cured beef.