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GRAPE VARIETAL 100% Nebbiolo
MUNICIPALITY Serralunga d’Alba
EXPOSURE East, South-East, North East
TERRAIN clayey-calcareous. Terrain with sub-alkaline reaction, with calcium presence, magnesium and iron.
ALTITUDE 340-420 mt on average
IN THE VINEYARD grapes from owned vineyards Serra, Manocino and San Bernardo with few grapes bought from organic grower. Selection in stages, carried out three times in the 45 days before the start of the harvest. Manual harvest as late as possible.
IN THE CELLAR Stalk and grape seeds removal, pressing and room temperature maceration for 2 days on average. Duration of maceration in total 20/25 days. Controlled temperature fermentation at 28-30 °C. Malolactic completed.
CLARIFICATION egg white, gel bentonite
CHARACTERISTICS Bright ruby red with orange reflexes, gentle bouquet of roses, violets, mature fruits and spices, at the palate is soft and elegant, sober, enjoyable soon even for long ageing, with delicate tannins.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 16°C
PAIRINGS tasty risotto, tajarin with salsiccia ragù, tagliata of veal, delicate braised cheek, finanziera entrails, row meat, ravioli del plin