Barolo DOCG Ravera
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Town of vineyards: Novello
Geographical mention: Ravera
Average age of vines: 25 years
Vineyard exposure: south, south-east
Soil composition: limestone and clay
Average altitude of the vineyard: 350 mslm
Yield per hectare: 65 q/ha
Harvest time: Mid- end of October, manual harvest
Vinification: Pressing – Controlled fermentation at a controlled temperature of 28°C.
Average duration of maceration: about 28 days. Malolactic fermentation in steel in November.Maturation of about 24 months in French and Slavonian oak barrels of varying sizes up to 60 hl, ranging in age from new to 10 years. Minimum 10 months in bottle before release.
Wine Features: Intense garnet red colour with orange reflections.
Intriguing nose offering notes of ripe plums, berries, herbs and a hint of spice. Full-bodied and round, with slightly firm tannins and a savoury finish.
Winemaker’s Note: Recommended with important dishes seen the strong tannin presence, as savoury red meats brasato or bollito misto and aged cheeses.
Alc.: 14.50 % by Vol.
Tasting temperature: 18°-20°C.