Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo.
Area of origin: municipality of Barolo, Coste di Rose, Preda and Monrobiolo vineyards
Exposure: East / South-West.
Altitude: 250 - 270 m.s.l.m.
Cultural notes: vineyard grown organically. Plant sixth 4500 plants per hectare; low espalier Guyot training.
Harvest period: first half of October; harvest by hand with careful selection of the bunches.
Vinification: soft pressing and de-stemming of the grapes; fermentation static with indigenous yeasts selected from the grapes of our vineyards; subsequent maceration for about 30 days with frequent spraying of the skins.
Aging: in medium-sized French oak barrels (15-30 hl) for 3 years with a minimum of essential decanting. It does not suffer any type of clarification and chemical-physical stabilization before bottling. Refinement in the bottle for at least 12 months.
Color: garnet red.
Bouquet: ample, pleasant and intense; ethereal with notes of ripe red fruit, dried rose and violet.
Taste: dry, harmonious and velvety, with a fine and persistent tannic structure.
Food matches: roasted red meats, braised meats, game, bourguignonne, aged cheeses.
Serving advice: it is preferable to enjoy it in large glasses that promote oxygenation and enhance its aroma. A serving temperature of 18 ° C is recommended. Since it has been a Barolo for some time in the bottle, it may have a slight sediment so it is always advisable to decant.
Preservation method: keep the bottles horizontally in rooms at a constant temperature as far as possible and away from light sources.
LAST AWARDS WON
94 Wine Enthusiast points
89 points Vinous Antonio Gallon