100% Nebbiolo from a small parcel in Monforte d’Alba, just outside of the Bussia Cru.
Appellation: Barolo DOCG
Type: Dry, red
Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo (Michet and Lampia)
Color: Deep red with lively, bright highlights softened by slight traces of purple..
Bouquet: Intense, ethereal, cherry with notes of dried roses, licorice, tar, and warm spices.
Palate: The nose is completely confirmed on the palate with a beautiful, silky texture, and well balance acid and tannin.
Serving Temperature: Chilled 17/17° C (50°/54° F)
Pairing: Recommended with meat, game, stuffed pasta dishes, and mature cheeses typical of the Piemontese kitchen. It also goes very well with all rich dishes of international cuisine.
The recommended serving temperature is 17-18 degreesAlcohol level: Approx. 14-14,5% Vol
Vineyard site: Monforte d’Alba (1 Hectare)
Soil: Helvetian, with sand, clay and calcareous marl.
Altitude: Hilly zone at around 350 meters a.s.l.
Vine Age: 20 years.
Yield: 80 Quintals/Ha
Harvest: Beginning of October.
Vinification: Traditional method of long maceration: natural fermentation without added yeasts for 40 days in stainless steel tanks.
Aging: 6 months in stainless steel tanks, 30 months in large capacity Slavonian oak casks (25-35 hl) and a successive refinement in the bottle