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Ar.Pe.Pe. Valtellina superiore Fiamme Antiche Inferno Riserva 2015 (3L)

Red Wine from Lombardy, Italy
$339.99

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3L bottle. Fruit from the steps of the Alps, a particularly warm vineyard site with perfect exposure that allows for the grapes to almost roast on the vine while maintaining searing acidity. Hot enough its lovingly called Inferno. Full of ripe fruit and fleshed out structure.
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ARPEPE is short for Arturo Pelizzatti Perego, the founder of the estate. Sadly Arturo passed 15 years ago, but his children have continued the work he started. Emanuele and Isabella have expanded the winery and this allows them the luxury of patience. They can age the wines for years in tanks, concrete vats and large neutral oak barrels until they are ready to bottle, and they can age them even longer in bottle until they are ready to sell and drink.

The vineyard work is laborious and almost entirely by hand due to the steepness of the slope. They eschew the use of herbicides and pesticides and essentially farm the same way as their ancestors did.

Details

  • Grape Variety

    Nebbiolo

  • Vintage

    2015

  • Size

    3L

  • Farming Practice

    Sustainable

  • Style

    Earthy , Fruity , Spicy

  • Sweetness

    Dry

  • Body

    Full Bodied