SIZZANO DOC, Paride Chiovini (2012) - Piemonte
Grapes : Nebbiolo, Vespolina, Uva Rara.
Ruby red color with hints of garnet red on ageing. Intense fine fragrance of violet and rose with notes of fine spices, liquorice and coal tar/ goudron. On tasting, it is intense, ample and persistent, with well-balanced tannin, a soft dry taste, with a pleasant, slightly sharp aftertaste. Aged in oak barrels for 24 months.
Food pairing : paniscia – a traditional risotto from Piedmont, tagliatelle pasta with meat sauce, ravioli filled with meat, cannelloni, roast veal with gravy, chicken cacciatora-style, guinea-fowl baked in tin-foil.