Ask Sid: What is the grape used for Valtellina?

July 22nd, 2020
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Question: What is the unusual grape that they use in producing Valtellina red wine?

Answer: Nebbiolo. However in this part of Lombardy Italy the local moniker for the grape is the more unusual CHIAVENNASCA rather than Nebbiolo which is better known and used in Barbaresco & Barolo.

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July 22nd, 2020

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