Caven Terrazze Retiche di Sondrio Tellino


Caven Terrazze Retiche di Sondrio Tellino


Grapes Produced only with Nebbiolo grapes, locally called "Chiavennasca", and with local hystoric grapes as Pignola and Rossola.

Features and curiosity Tellino® comes from Teglio, characteristic village of our province who dominates from east to west, with his famous tower, all the valley who takes his name: the Valtellina, or Valle di Teglio. According to the disciplinary measures of production of IGT "Terrazze Retiche di Sondrio" the yield of grape in wine must not be more than 112 hl/ha.

Productivity ~ 80 q/Ha

Yield in wine 70%

Vineyards Falling on the raetic side from east to west with south exposition to the sun in the communes of Chiuro, Ponte in Valtellina and Teglio at an altitude between 350 and 700 meters a.s.l. Sandy soil, water permeable, moderatly deep. Vineyards owned by our estate.

Vinification Fermentation "a cappello sommerso" (cover submersion method) for about 7 days at a controlled temperature.

Aging Short ageing in inox tank steel.

Organoleptic features Ruby red colour. Fresh and fruity scent. Mellow, sapid, pleasantly sapid flavour.

Aging Ready to drink.

Gastronomical matching Pasta, risotto, red and white meats, cheese.

Alcoholic content: 12% vol.

Service temperature 14°-16° C.

Total acidity ~ 5,5 g/l

Esctract ~ 22 g/l

Leavings sugars ~ 1 g/l

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