Color: Ruby red; less intense color
Bouquet: distinctive fragrance, soft and delicate reminiscent of violets that enhances and improves with aging as well as berries.Flavor: from dry to pleasantly sweet with good body. When young, this wine is velvety and harmonious.
Serving suggestions: It is best served at 16° - 18° C or 60-65° F.
Food Pairings: Pairs well with beef, pork and chicken. Great with risotto.
Vineyard: Sits about 300 meters and has a south, southwest exposure, located high in the hills overlooking the Barbaresco Tower, the village and the Tanaro River. Langhe sub-region.
Soil: calcareous marl limestone
Viticulture: average age of productive vines is 40 though they range in age from 35 to 70 years old.
Total Surface: 2 hectares/ 4.9 acres
Vinification: At 26°C/78°F for 30-40 days on the skins during maceration. Malolactic fermentation complete. 15% Alcohol by volume
Aging: 24 months in oak + 18 months in bottle
Stabilization: Natural with no filtering of the wines
Harvested: Beginning of October.
Aging Capacity: Properly preserved at a steady temperature of 14°-15°C, laid down, in the dark, this wine can keep its characteristics for 20-30 years.