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Barolo Ca'Mia

Wine: Barolo DOCG
Area of production: Serralunga d'Alba
Vineyard: Ca'Mia
Position: Altitude 350 m South East
Ground type: Clay and limestone
Surface (Ha) approx.: 1.0
Year: 1955
N of bottles produced approx.: 3,700
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 French oak (mid size barrels of 30 Hl.), 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: A very complete and long aging wine from a great vineyard of Serralunga d'Alba. The colour is intense ruby red. The smell is intense, pleasant, balanced and spicy with a bouquet of plums, cedar, tobacco, liquorice, soy and floral notes. The taste is full bodied, concentrated and rich, with a firm tannic structure that classic Barolo need for a long ageing .
Recommended with: As with the Barolo Villero, traditional combinations are with game or red meat dishes. The great balance of this Barolo makes it very suitable also with mature cheese bread.