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Leoparodi - Barbaresco

Barbaresco -
Red - Italy

Harvest  2010: 92/100 grading awarded by Andreas Larsson, “Best Sommelier worldwide in 2007”.

Vendemmia 2010: punteggio 92/100 assegnato da Andreas Larsson, “miglior Sommelier del mondo 2007” su www.blindtasted.com.

Colour garnet red. Flavour intense and lingering. Scents of red forest fruit and spicy notes. Taste rich and well-balanced, persistent ending.

GRAPES AND VINEYARD NOTES
Variety: Nebbiolo 100%
Training system: guyot pruning system. 
Year of Planting: 1965 
Altitude: 250-300m ASL
Orientation: South - South/West 
Soil:  Miocenic-Helvetian with calcareous marls 
Harvest: middle October.

PRODUCTION AREA
Neive, Treiso.

VINIFICATION AND AGEING
Destemming and crushing with soft pressing.
10/12-day maceration with manual punching down and must pumping.
Natural fermentation at controlled temperature.
24-month min. ageing in large oak barrels and 12-month min. ageing in bottles.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS
Colour: garnet red.
Flavour: intense and lingering.
Scents of red forest fruit and spicy notes.
Taste: rich and well-balanced, persistent ending.
Alcoholic content: 14% Vol.
Total acid content: 5,25 g/l.
Residual sugar: 0,30 g/l.
Dry extract: 29,50 g/l.

FOOD MATCHING AND SERVICE NOTES
Perfect with game and wildfowl, roasted meat, meat cooked in wine, grilled meat, and mature cheese. To pour in large glasses