Barolo Docg

Category
Vinum VitaEst
Barolo Docg

Vintage available: 2013

Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Growing locations: Municipalities in the Barolo area
Soil: calcareous clay
Vine training: vertical trellis with Guyot pruning
Picking: 100% by hand
Harvest: October
Maximum yield: 8 tons/ha
Vinification: destemming and crushing in a controlled atmosphere; alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature (28-30°C) on the skins for a total of around 16-20 days.
Following the malolactic fermentation, the wine is transferred into oak
Ageing: 38 months, including at least 18 in 25/50 hl French oak casks

TASTING NOTES
Color:
intense garnet with orange nuances
On the nose: elegant, with notes of violet, small red fruits and leather
On the palate: structured and harmonious, with persistent and soft tannins
Alcohol: 14% vol.
Serving temperature: 18-20°C
Cellar life: wine suited to lengthy ageing in the cellar
Food/wine pairings: pasta dishes with mushroom or cheese sauces, or served with Alba white truffle, red meat and game stews and pot roasts, mature cheeses