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Roero Riserva

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Roero Riserva

Roero DOCG red wine must be 100% Nebbiolo and grown and produced within the delimited area of Roero. Roero Riserva must be aged at least 32 months total, with a minimum of six months spent in wood.

Appellation: Roero Riserva DOCG

Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo

Certified Organic. Biodynamic

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Ruby to garnet edges – with age it will gain orange rim variation typical of Nebbiolo
Bouquet: Sweet cherries, kirsch, chocolate and cloves with light notes of lavender, sage, and smoke.
Palate: The nose is confirmed on the palate with a richly fruited attack overlaying a satiny texture with generous ripe tannins and a creamy finish.
Alcohol: 14%
Serving Temperature: Chilled 16/18° C (60°/64° F)
Pairing: Slow roasted pork or beef, meat ragu or sugo, cured meats, whole roasted poultry, cheese and fruit plates, roasted root vegetables, pasta mixed with vegetables and olive oil, spicy Asian cuisine, spicy vegetable Thai dishes, feta or goat cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano.

Vinyard Notes:
Production Zone: Roero, Cuneo.
Vineyard: The vineyard extends for about three acres on the left bank of the Tanaro river. The vineyard is bio-dynamically fertilized.
Soil:Sandy-clayey with alkaline pH.
Elevation: 250 meters (820 feet) a.s.l.
Exposure: South-southeast.
Vine age: 30+ years old.
Density: 5,000 vines per hectare.
Training System: Espalier.
Pruning: Guyot.

Winemaking Notes:
Harvest: Mid-October by hand.
Vinification: Fermentative maceration on the skins for 25-30 days, malolactic fermentation.
Aging: 24 months in 2-3 passage barriques, 12 months in bottle.