Le Strie Winery, Excpetional Nebbiolo through Ownership of Four People
Le Strie is a family run winery in Teglio, in the Valtellina wine area in the Lombardy region in Italy. The region is famous for the production of great wines made exclusively with the best Nebbiolo grapes. The business is owned by four people; Luciana, Marisa, Paolo and Stefano.
A Small but Very Exclusive Production of Wines
Le Strie Winery only has about one hectare of land for cultivating grapes. The grow Nebbiolo grapes which are the common grapes grown in this region. Other heirloom grape varieties such as Rossola, Pignola and Brugnola are also grown. The small area of vineyard amounts to only 60 quintals per hectare grapes for wine production. This ensures the quality of wine to be high. From the grapes, they make red wines. They have three wines in production made using traditional methods. Their Valtellina Superiore DOCG and Sforzato DOCG are crushed, destemmed and fermented in stainless steel vats and then are matured in large oak barrels. The other wine produced by the winery is the Terrazze Retiche di Sondrio IGT which are fermented and matured in stainless steel vats. The production of Le Strie Winery is small, 7,500 bottles per year in average, but the quality of the wines is exceptional.
Tour the Winery to Learn All About Wine
You can take a guided tour of the winery if you are visiting the region. Le Strie Winery offers great insight into their production process and also offer guided tastings of their wines. So, pack your bags and get ready to visit this small and cozy winery in the north of Italy.