Deep, bright, ruby colour. Fine, mineral bouquet with hints of dark fruit, sweet spice and aromatic herbs. This Barolo moves smothly across the alate with opulent fruit aromas, showing a solid backbone, racy tannins and an extremely long finish.
Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Vines training method: Guyot
Altitude: Around 350 m
Soil: Silty clay soil with clay patches and little organic matter. 20% of vines 60 years old, 80% of vines 14 years old.
Clones of Nebbiolo: CVT CN 142; CVT 71, 141
Winemaking: 18 days fermentation at controlled temperature, plunged and pumped over daily
Maturation: First year in barriques, second year in a large oak vat then transferred to a stainless steel tank for a further 10 months before bottling.
Serving temperature: 17°-18°
Ageing potential: Up to 12-15 years