Sandro Fay

Costa Bassa Valetellina Superiore Nebbiolo

8.832 ratings
8.75 pro ratings
Valtellina, Sondrio, Lombardia, Italy
Nebbiolo
Top Notes For
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

8.2

Cherries, earth. Not quite clean. Tart. Simple.

Cherries, earth. Not quite clean. Tart. Simple.

Mar 29th, 2017
Martin Redmond

Translucent crimson color with promising red fruit, licorice and a bit of leather aromas. On the palate it's light-bodied, elegant and well structured with well integrated dusty tannins and bright acidity. It shows sweet and sour cherry, red licorice with hints of raspberry, and leather with a mineral tinged lingering finish. Nice value at $24. 100% Nebbiolo from the vineyards of Teglio. It is fermented in stainless steel tanks for two weeks before spending 12 months in a large cask for ageing. Decanting highly recommend.

Translucent crimson color with promising red fruit, licorice and a bit of leather aromas. On the palate it's light-bodied, elegant and well structured with well integrated dusty tannins and bright acidity. It shows sweet and sour cherry, red licorice with hints of raspberry, and leather with a mineral tinged lingering finish. Nice value at $24. 100% Nebbiolo from the vineyards of Teglio. It is fermented in stainless steel tanks for two weeks before spending 12 months in a large cask for ageing. Decanting highly recommend.

Mar 19th, 2017
Peter Alig

Wine Educator Robert Mondavi Winery, Von Holt Wines

9.0

If you haven't tasted Valtellina Nebbiolo, add it to your wish list. Squeaky clean with polished tannins to facilitate early drinking. No taste of oak.

If you haven't tasted Valtellina Nebbiolo, add it to your wish list. Squeaky clean with polished tannins to facilitate early drinking. No taste of oak.

Feb 23rd, 2015
Wojciech Bońkowski

Bloger bonkowshi.me

8.5

A very interesting supelegant affordable Valtellina from Fay.

A very interesting supelegant affordable Valtellina from Fay.

Dec 5th, 2013
Aaron Tan

Broader than the 14. Perhaps vintage or that extra year in bottle. Prefer this over the 14. Valley floor nebb.

Broader than the 14. Perhaps vintage or that extra year in bottle. Prefer this over the 14. Valley floor nebb.

Mar 4th, 2017
Matthew Rorick

Owner/Winemaker Forlorn Hope Wines

Nebbiolo get in my mouf

Nebbiolo get in my mouf

Jan 1st, 2014
Emily Crutcher

At 2nd Annual JBF Queens Cooks dinner. Amazing Nebbiolo with Corn, Bacon & Ramp Gnudi

At 2nd Annual JBF Queens Cooks dinner. Amazing Nebbiolo with Corn, Bacon & Ramp Gnudi

Sep 18th, 2016
Felix Salmon

Surprisingly light and elegant

Surprisingly light and elegant

Apr 5th, 2016
Ben Walker

Nebbi-YoLo (I'm so, so sorry) Dry a/f + bright acids. Valetellina Neb is a good thing.

Nebbi-YoLo (I'm so, so sorry) Dry a/f + bright acids. Valetellina Neb is a good thing.

Feb 12th, 2016
Chi-Woan Kim

At macellaio. Good and dry nebbiolo. Good with italian food. A bit too dry for fish or by itself. 43 quid.

At macellaio. Good and dry nebbiolo. Good with italian food. A bit too dry for fish or by itself. 43 quid.

Sep 6th, 2015