Barolo Docg

Color: bright ruby red, with cardinal red reflections

Perfume: intense perfumes of mature fruits, blackberries and prunes.

Taste: a very elegant and complex Barolo, gentle tannins with a fresh long finish

Variety: 100% Nebbiolo

Cultivation area: Vineyards located in Verduno, land with a high vocation growing Nebbiolo grapes for Barolo. Exposure: South-West with an altitude of approx 300 meters above the sea, particulary soft calcareous clay and marls.

Pruning method: Guyot, 4500 vines per hectars

Yield per hectare: 5000/6000 Kg. obtained through cluster thinning

Harvest time: First half of October, depends on the weather and course of the season, colection by hand

Vinification: Pressing, fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel thanks between 26°and 30° for about 10-12 days, until the fermentation finishes. After several rackings and process of malolactic fermentation, the wine is moved into oak containers for the ageing.

Ageing: The wine is aged for 18 months in oak large casks, and at least 6/8 months in bottles, left in horizontal position before the relaese.

Longevity: Wine with a very good ageing potential, it develops slowly and costantly in the bottle.

Serving temperature: 16°/18°C

Pairings: This great wine finds its natural pairing with the dishes of the Piemontese tradition, braised beef, wild boar.