Red Wine

Nebbiolo d’Alba D.O.C.G.

This Nebbiolo is grown on the sunny and steep vineyards of the Roero region – in between the left bank of the Tanaro river and some areas in the nearby Langhe region – where full-bodied and fruity wines are produced.

MUNICIPALITIES OF PRODUCTION

Different areas to be found in the Roero region

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Nebbiolo

EXPOSURE

South, South-West

ALTITUDE (MASL)

280-330 m

SOIL

Deep, compact bluish-grey calcareous marl

TYPE OF PLANTING

Espalier with traditional Guyot pruning

AGE OF VINEYARD

30 years

PLANT DENSITY

4,000 plants

YIELD PER HECTAR

80 quintals

PROCESSING

Destalking, follows the vinification with fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28°C. Natural malolactic fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks at 20°C

MATURATION

9 months in big Slavonian oak barrels

AGING

2-4 weeks in stainless steel tanks and minimum 3 months in the bottle

PERCENTAGE ALCOHOL

13.5% Vol (depending on the vintage)

ACIDITY

5.70 g/l

SUGARS (REDUCING)

0.3-0.5 g/l

SERVING TEMPERATURE

16-18°C

RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS

Rice, minestrone, pasta and braised meat or game, ripened cheeses

BOTTLE

750 ml.

Charactertistics

Garnet-red colour tinged with orange shades, intensifying as time goes by; delicate, ethereal, intense, full and lingering nose; the palate is warm, full, complex, dry and harmonious. Austere thanks to the presence of complex, ripe tannins