Barolo DOCG San Giovanni
Town of vineyards: Monforte d’Alba
Geographical mention: San Giovanni
Average age of plant: 30 years old
Exposure of the vineyard: south, south-west
Soil: lime and clay
Average altitude of the Variety: 380 mslm
Yield: 65 q/ha
Harvest: Mid, late October, manual harvest.
Vinification: Pressing – Fermentation with controlled temperature of 28 ° C
Average duration of maceration: 20 days Malolactic fermentation in November, steel Aging: medium 24 months in Slavonian and French oak, dimension 35 hl, ranging in age from new to 10 years. Minimum 10 months in bottle before to sell.
Features of the wine: Intense ruby colour leaning towards garnet red. Vigourous, fresh with a good persistence. Great balance between acidity, tannins and structure, with notes of underbrush and a spicy aftertaste. Longevity over 20 years.
Notes by Broccardo Wine Cellar: Recommended with savory meat, aged cheese and local products matched with truffle
Alc.: 14.50% by Vol.
Serving Temperature: 18°-20°Celsius