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 rubine 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.
Taste: The nose is completely confirmed on the palate with a beautiful, silky texture, and well balance acid and tannin.
Total acidity: Approx. 5.2-5.6 g/L.
Serving Temperature: 17-18° C (62-65° 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.
Vineyard site: Monforte d’Alba.
Vineyard area: 1 hectare.
Altitude: Hilly zone at around 350 meters a.s.l.
Soil: Helvetian, with sand, clay and calcareous marl.
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