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Barolo DOCG

Wine: Barolo DOCG
Area of production: Castiglione Falletto and Serralunga d'Alba
Vineyard: Cuvee, made from different vineyards
Position: Altitude from 250 to 350 m. South, South - East and South -West.
Ground type: Clay- limestone, with parts of chiefly limestone.
Surface (Ha) approx.: 3.0
Year: 1971, 1974 and 1993
N of bottles produced approx.: 13,000
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo.
Vintage period and management: The manual harvest of the grapes takes place at the half of October.
Fermentation: With controlled temperature (about 28C) for a period of 15 20 days.
Ageing and refining: The ageing takes place in Slavonia and French oak (mid size and big barrels), where the wine is allowed to mature for 2 years.After the ageing, the wine is put in the bottles without any filtration.The refining is carried out in a place at constant temperature and right humidity, protected from sunlight and artificial light.
Tasting properties: The particular composition of the ground confers on the wine a great balance in the scent and in the structure. The colour is intense red. The smell is heterogeneous, with a clean scent of dry and sweet fruit and floral aromas.The wine is full bodied with a solid acidity that gives it more longevity suitable to stand the test of time.
Recommended with: This wine is suitable for tasty and elaborate meat dishes and for dry mature cheeses.