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Nebbiolo

Langhe Nebbiolo.


SOIL:  mixed consistency tending towards clay

VINEYARDS:  localities of Bussia di Monforte d’Alba and Rivalta di La Morra

VINEYARD EXPOSURE:  South-West

ALTITUDE:  400 m above sea level

YEAR PLANTED:  2000

YIELD PER HECTARE:  5-6 metric tonnes

VINIFICATION:  the Nebbiolo undergoes temperature controlled vinification on skins at 25-26 °C for 6-7 days, with daily pumping over.

AGEING:  after the initial decanting operations in steel tanks and racking, it is transferred into small casks made of French oak, where it undergoes malo-lactic fermentation and spends 12 months. The wine spends a further 3-4 months maturing in the bottle.

ALCOHOL CONTENT:  14 % vol.

AVERAGE ANNUAL PRODUCTION:  4500 bottles

TASTING

COLOUR:  ruby red with slight garnet hues.

BOUQUET:  complex and elegant featuring notes of violet and berries with an elegantly spicy background.

TASTE:  smooth and velvety, with a very long and persistent finish and nicely modulated tannins.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS:  red meat, main courses in general and cheeses which have reached a fair level of maturity.