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Vallana Spanna 750ML 2012
Sku: 02842
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Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Sub-Region: Colline Novaresi
Grape Varietal: Nebbiolo
Type: Still wine
Reg. $15.99
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Spanna isthe most traditional Nebbiolo based wine in Northern Piedmont. Our grapes are thoroughly monitored during each ripening stage to ensure the best quality and to set the best harvest date, usually in the first half of October. Vinification takes place in cement tanks in order to obtain a wine suitable for medium to long aging. The wine is released after two years of maturation. This ruby red wine shows a deep aroma, with spices and red fruit. Gentle and persistent on the palate, the flavor reminds dried fruit and red/black fruit.

The firm was established in the current form in 1937, but the Vallana family has a long tradition in the wine business dating back to the eighteenth century. The Vallana estate is located in Alto Piemonte (Northern Piedmont), in the North West of Italy. The soils here are Schuhe acidic, unlike the rest of Italy, and the climate is positively influenced by the beautiful mountains and lakes of the region. The combination of climate and soil make this a very unique terroir. Vallana makes red wines of incredible longevity from Spanna, the local name for Nebbiolo. Campi Raudii, Spanna, Boca and Gattinara are the four Vallana Nebbiolo-based wines. Vallana makes wine also from other native varieties, like the world-famous Barbera.