The 2006 Lessona Omaggio a Quitinto Sella is the most refined of these new releases. Dried red cherries, sage, rosemary and tobacco are layered with expressive red fruit in this refined, medium-bodied red. Firm yet well-balanced tannins frame the persistent finish. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2026. Sella is one of the leading producers in northern Piedmont. These are without question the finest wines I have ever tasted from Sella. Readers who want to learn more about the unique wines of these tiny appellations in northern Piedmont need look no further. Cru “Rivaccia” . Avg age of vine 50 years. 330 m asl. Yield < 1kg/vine. Maceration 26 days. Ageing 48 months Slavonian oak cask of 25 hl. Bottled on 16th July 2011. Bottles produced 3033. Ageing potential 30 years. 12.5% alc, 5.7 g/l acidity, 29.7 g/l total dry extract.