Pelassa are swiftly gaining a reputation amongst Piedmont’s best, winning rewards and generating interest around the world. Exclusive to Davy’s, this small family estate is starting to turn heads.
After the malolactic fermentation, the wine is matured in Slovanian and French wooden casks for 2 years and another 12 months in bottle. Complex nose with fresh crushed berries, violet and herbal notes. Velvety and rich on the palate with firm tannin and great length. A powerful wine.
Sweet berries and strawberries with notes of smoke and slate. It’s medium-to full-bodied with chewy, creamy tannins. Needs time to soften, but impressive. Try after 2023.- 93 pts James Suckling, jamessuckling.com