Barolo DOCG I Tre Pais
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Town of vineyards: Monforte d’Alba, Barolo and Novello
Average age of vines: 30 years
Exposure of the vineyard: south, south-west
Soil composition: sandy, clay, silty
Average altitude of vineyard: 350 metres above sea level
Yield per hectare: 65 q/ha
Harvest time: Mid to late October, manual harvest
Vinification: Pressing – Controlled fermentation of 28°C. Average duration of maceration: about 20 days – Malolactic fermentation in November in steel.
Maturation of about 24 months in French and Slavonian oak barrels of variable size up to 60 hl, aged from new to 10 years.
Wine features: The wine is a beautiful red colour with orange highlights increasingly pronounced as it extends the period of aging.
Spicy oak aromas of vanilla and liquorice. The palate is immediately fresh and rich, then soft and balanced. A pleasant Barolo with hints of citrus and refined tannins. Longevity over 20 years
Winemaker’s Note: Recommended with stuffed pigeon, well matured cheeses and tasty red meats.
Alc.: 14.50% by Vol.
Tasting temperature: 18°-20°C.