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AR.PE.PE. Valtellina Superiore Grumello Riserva Buon Consiglio DOCG 2013  - First Bottle


95+ Robert Parker's Wine Advocate -
One of two late-release wines from Ar. Pe. Pe., the 2013 Valtellina Superiore Grumello Riserva Buon Consiglio is a beautifully light and delicate expression of Nebbiolo with a lean, ruby-tinged appearance. The wine ages to silkiness and extreme suppleness, and I cannot help but notice the unique aromas of toasted hazelnut, mountain flower and balsam herb that rise so delicately from the bouquet. These results are exquisite and ultra delicate, giving the wine a lithe or ethereal personality. What a beauty. Only 6,000 bottles were released.
94 Wine Spectator -
A perfumed red, exuding aromas and flavors of crushed raspberry and pureed strawberry, exotic spice and graphite, dried marjoram and thyme. It's finely knit, with silky tannins and mouthwatering, citrus peel acidity. A graceful version with a lasting, mineral-laced finish. Drink now through 2028. 500 cases made, 175 cases imported.
93 Vinous -
The 2013 Valtellina Superiore Grumello Riserva Buon Consiglio is elegant and wonderfully nuanced right out of the glass. Blood orange, spice, menthol, sweet red cherry, game and rose petal are some of the many notes that grace this exquisite, layered Riserva. The 2013 will drink well right out of the gate.

Technical Details

  • BlendNebbiolo
  • WinemakerIsabella, Emanuele and Guido Pelizzatti
  • CountryItaly
  • RegionLombardy
  • AppellationValtellina Superiore
  • VineyardGrumello
  • Aging/Cooperage40 months in cask and 3 years in bottle
  • Alcohol13%

AR.PE.PE. Valtellina Superiore Grumello Riserva Buon Consiglio DOCG 2013

Nebbiolo  |  Italy
WA95+, WS94, VN94

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Unveil the charm of AR.PE.PE. Valtellina Superiore Grumello Riserva Buon Consiglio DOCG 2013. Aromas of camphor, garden rose, and herbs intertwine with a hint of wet stone. The elegantly structured palate offers refined tannins that gracefully uphold flavors of sour cherry and orange zest. Vibrant, balanced, and absolutely gorgeous.

About the Producer

AR.PE.PE. is a prestigious winery located in the Valtellina region of Italy, renowned for its exceptional wines that showcase the unique terroir of the area. With a winemaking tradition dating back to the 1800s, AR.PE.PE. is known for its meticulous vineyard management and traditional winemaking techniques, which are a testament to their unwavering commitment to quality. Led by the talented winemaker Isabella Pelizzatti Perego, the team at AR.PE.PE. is dedicated to crafting wines of exceptional finesse and elegance, with a depth of character that is truly remarkable. Their focus on the Nebbiolo grape, also known as Chiavennasca in the region, allows them to produce wines that truly express the characteristics of the land. But what truly sets AR.PE.PE. apart is their unique approach to winemaking. With a focus on respect for the environment and sustainability, they are leading the way in organic and biodynamic wine production in the region. If you're a wine enthusiast seeking a truly unique and unforgettable experience, a visit to AR.PE.PE. is a must. Prepare to be amazed by some of the most exquisite and authentic wines in the Valtellina region, each with its own unique expression of the terroir.