Lessona Riserva, Massimo Clerico

Lessona Riserva, Massimo Clerico - 2011

Item # 30220 750mL
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The Clerico family has worked the land in Lessona since the 1700s. In fact, the Clerico estate, under the direction of Sandrino Clerico (Massimo’s father), was one of the three original vineyards awarded the right to the Lessona appellation when it was first created in 1976. The Clerico family owns two hectares within the designated Lessona zone, making the Clerico azienda the third largest landholder in the appellation.


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