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Barolo

BAROLO DOCG

IN THE VINEYARD Variety: Nebbiolo
Production area: Single vineyard in La Morra (Cn)
Altitude and exposure: 300 m; East, South-East
Soil: Clayey and little calcareous, rich in magnesium oxide and manganese, composition that gives elegance and complexity; alkaline pH
Year of planting: 1983, 2000
Type of growth: Guyot
Fertilizer: Natural manure, green manure
Harvest: By hand in small crates; mid/end October
Average production: 45 hl/ha

IN THE CELLAR Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature with a maceration on the skins of over 20 days. Malolactic fermentation in oak.
Aging: In large Slavonian and French oak barrels of 30 hl for 24 months.
Bottling: Upon a passage in stainless steel tanks, it is bottled without filtration. It is aged in bottle at least 12 months.
Release: 4 years after harvesting
Bottles produced: About 6.000
Bottle size: 0.75 L, Magnum (1.5 L)

TASTING NOTES Intense garnet red with brick hue. On the nose, it opens with aromas suggesting underbrush, chopped sage, wild berry and a whiff of leather. On the full-bodied and clean palate, notes of cinnamon and licorice add depth to dark cherry and fresh raspberry. The tannins are fine and silky. The good acidity contributes to a great aging potential. A Barolo in which the characteristic of Nebbiolo grapes are expressed in their most delicate and elegant version.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS Perfect with game and red meats. Superb with dishes garnished with white truffle of Alba. Excellent with mature hard cheeses.

SERVICE TEMPERATURE 18°C (68°F)

EVOLUTION Wine of incredible longevity. If properly stored, it matures slowly and steadily in the bottle, expressing his magnitude even after 20-plus years.

ALCOHOL CONTENT 14.5% Vol.

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