From grapes of the company’s historic vineyards. After one year in large barrels, the wine has aged in bottle for one or two years, depending on the vintages. It can be stored for up to 7 or 8 years.
DESIGNATION: Nebbiolo d'Alba D.O.C.
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Nebbiolo.
HARVEST PERIOD: mid-October.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Traditional Gouyot.
AGE OF THE VINEYARD: 40 years.
YIELD: 90 q/Ha.
PLANTING DENSITY: 4630 vines per hectare.
VINIFICATION: fermentation on skins for 10-11 days. Drawing off and subsequent malolactic fermentation in sheltered and closed areas. Some racking follows.
AGEING: In oak barrels for 1 year.
REFINEMENT: 1 year in the bottle. To be consumed within 6-7 years of bottling.
COLOUR: more or less intense ruby red, with garnet reflections for aged wine.
AROMAS: soft and delicate scent that recalls violet and is accentuated and perfected with ageing.
TASTE: moderately tannic (wine still evolving), full, with a good structure, harmonious.
PAIRING: elaborate dishes red meat based, aged cheeses, elaborate first courses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18°C.
STORAGE OF BOTTLES: horizontal position.
BOTTLE SIZE: 0.750 litre bottles.
BOTTLES PER BOX: boxes of 6 and 12 bottles.
WEIGHT PER PACKAGE: box of 6 bottles 8.7 kg; boxes of 12 bottles 17.3 kg.