Dried herbs, worn in leather, licorice and tobacco are some of the notes that flow from the 2006 Lessona San Sebastiano allo Zoppo. This big, powerful wine shows plenty of muscle and sheer depth. Dark cherries and plums are some of the notes that wrap around a structured finish laced with expressive balsamic notes. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2021. 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 San Sebastiano allo Zoppo is located at the highest part of municipality of Lessona. Nebbiolo 85% Vespolina 15% Avg age of vines 75 years. Yield < 1kg/vine. Maceration 25 days. Ageing 36 months in Slavonian oak cask of 25 hl and 12 months in Allier oak tonneaux. Bottled on 9th Jul 2010. Botles produced 3133. Ageing potential 30 years. 12.5% alc, 5.5 g/l acidity, 32.1 g/l total dry extract.