£ 30.20/ btl 0.75 L
Details for Tenute Sella Lessona S. Sebastiano allo Zoppo 2011
Velvet and flavour
Great wine, with the tannins already sculpted by the passing of time, in the mouth it feels like soft velvet.
With origins that date back to 1671, Tenute Sella is the clearest proof that the Nebbiolo variety arrived in the Piedmont not from the Langhe but from the north of the region. An austere, intense and characterful variety which the region's forebears vinified along with other native grapes, especially with the excellent, spicy Vespolina, in order to tone down the coarseness of its youth. This practice has survived for centuries and still today many wines demonstrate the sensat...