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Barolo Rocche dei Brovia

Wine: Barolo DOCG
Area of production: Castiglione Falletto
Vineyard: Rocche
Position: Altitude 350 m South East
Ground type: Prevalently sandy
Surface (Ha) approx.: 1.5
Year: 1966
N of bottles produced approx.: 5,500
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: An extremely fine and elegant wine from one of the great vineyards of Castiglione Falletto. The colour is carnet red with light orange coloured reflections. The nose is balanced and intense with violets, strawberries, prunes, cherries, mint, woody essence, liquorice and some balsamic notes. The taste begins slowly, but it grows incrementally until coating the palate.
Recommended with: This wine can combine with every dish (except sweets) going particularly well with meat dishes and dry mature cheese.