Denomination: Barolo DOCG
Variety: Nebbiolo (100%)
Grapes from one of the most historic vineyards in the entire Barolo area, in the Rocche di Castiglione Falletto. Vineyard with plants from 1940, 1950 and 1968 with southern exposure on steeply sloping terraces. Soil of marly, yellow-bluish composition. Guyot training system with a density of about 4,600 plants per hectare. Altitude of about 330 m above sea level
Vinification: Rigorously manual grape harvest on 8 October 2019. Following soft pressing, fermentation lasts about four weeks in a steel tank in contact with the skins with regular pumping over. This time includes pre- and post-fermentation cold maceration which takes place using the traditional submerged cap method. The malolactic fermentation is carried out in wood.
Aging: Oak barrels for about 30 months.
Description: Ruby red colour. The nose is complex and elegant. It has notes of mandarin and ripe red fruit, rose petal accompanied by a hint of chamomile. On the palate it is fresh, balanced, silky, enveloping and complete. The tannin is important but already well integrated. Long and persistent finish. We recommend decanting it a few hours before serving.
Pairings: Land dishes, game, red meats and aged cheeses.