Vigna Valferana Gattinara

Italy, Piedmont

96/100V
CA$163.99

2016

Nervi is a historic, benchmark Gattinara producer possessing some of the most prized vineyard holdings in all of the appellation. The winery was founded in 1906 by Italo Nervi and is the oldest Cantina in Gattinara, though many of the vineyards had already been in the family dating back as far as 1679. The estate comprises 28.5 hectares of vineyards including their top crus of Molsino and Valferana as well as Garavoglie and Casacce. These are historic crus in Gattinara – mentions of Molsino in town records date as far back as 1471 and those of Valferana date back to 1231
Vigna Valferana Gattinara is available for purchase in increments of 3
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Case format: 6

Appellation: 0

Regulated designation: 0

Length of aging: 0

Bottle Size: 750ml

Closure type: Cork

Varietal: NEBBIOLO

Style: Dry

Body: Full-Bodied Red Wine

Region: Italy, Piedmont

Colour: Red

Vintage: 2016

Rating: 95+

96 V

Antonio Galloni - Vinous

The 2016 Gattinara Vigna Valferana is every bit as impressive from bottle as it was from cask. Rich and resonant, the 2016 is so supremely beautiful as it opens up in the glass. It is a wine of real breadth and textural expansiveness. Rose petal, mint, sweet dried cherry, tar, anise and orange peel are some of the nuances that emerge, but the Valferana is a wine to admire for its total sense of balance. In a word: Lights out. Make that two words. Drinking window: 2024-2056. Score - 96.

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