CANTINA MENEGOLA VINI DELLA VALTELLINA is located in a rather difficult territory. Here in Castione Andevenno, the brothers Menegola winegrowers since 1850, with great passion in 2006 founded the eponymous winery in the heart of the most important vineyards of Italy.
Among the most renowned wineries of Valtellina are Menegola Winery, which produces with passion, tenacity and love wines of Valtellina. This land is the most extensive in the world and the second area planted to Nebbiolo. This results in a fortune for those who love, like Menegola brothers, grow vines and produce wine.
The Menegola cellar of Castione has two hectares of vineyard with vines that have over one hundred years of history, therefore appears to be the pride of Menegola. Proud to produce wines of Valtellina and the producers Valtellina wines.
And ‘well it is known that Nebbiolo is one of the most charming red grape vines present in viticulture. It is extremely lush, especially during the growing season. The vinification of Nebbiolo is typically towards the end of October, early November. We carefully select each bunch of grapes because, in this way, we give the wine a unique flavor and refined.
In the vineyards Menegola Sassella each operation is performed strictly by hand as required by the Valtellina tradition. Therefore all the vegetation process and care of the vines is followed by us personally.
Cellar Menegola care every little detail, because it has an important heritage vineyard. It is patiently cultivated for more than two centuries and vinified to third parties by our ancestors. Our only goal is to produce wines of Valtellina who know how to excite and not to be forgotten over time.
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All the wines from the cellar of Menegola Andevenno, require a lot of patience during the long aging, originally in wood and then in bottle for many years. This is done without any help control the temperature and humidity, which remain nearly constant throughout the year.
We now present the wines produced in Valtellina from Menogola cellar. Valtellina Superiore DOCG Sassella Rupestre, comes from vines that have an age of 60 years average. While the screws of the Valtellina Superiore DOCG Orante, have an average age of 30 years.
The vineyard DOCG Sassella RESERVE, with its 100-plus years, is certainly the point of pride and pride of the company, as it is in perfect symbiosis with the rocky ground below.
The wine Sforzato Menegola Pergiulio, comes from vines around 30 years of age. It is fermented 20 days of maceration in contact with the skins at a temperature of 25 ° C and then aged for 12 months in barrique. It held 12 months in oak barrels and 24 months in bottle. The result is a high-quality and special wine that knows how to excite those who drink it.