Barolo d.o.c.g. Riserva

Municipality of production
Barolo and Monforte d’Alba
Grape Variety
100% Nebbiolo
Exposure
South-West
Altitude (a.s.l.)
300 m
Soil
Marn-Calcareus
Training system
Guyot.
Age of the vineyard (years)
15/20
Plant density
4,500 plants
Cropping level per hectare
60 ql grapes
Harvest
October
Alcohol by volume
14.5% Vol (based on the vintage)
Serving temperature
16°-18°

This Barolo is a blend coming from their own vineyards located only in Barolo and Monforte d’Alba area. After the harvest made strictly by hand as is tradition only the best grapes are selected according to the vintage of the 2 vineyards. Lower yield and more long aging make this Barolo of the highest quality.

Processing

After the harvest it comes the destalking, soft pressing, follows a fermentation in Inox still tanks to temperature controlled at 28°. This consists in leaving the must in contact with the skins and pips for 15 days. After racking, the ideal conditions for a perfect malolactic fermentation are created in the cellar. The wine matures in Freanch Barrique for 42 months and ages in the bottle for 6 months before being sold.For all step nothing is neglected; everything is done respecting the tradition but with the most modern methodologies and tools.

Tasting notes

Ruby red color turning into bright garnet red; it has an intense and elegant perfume of ripe fruits, with spiced undertones and leather inklings. The taste is soft, encircling, balanced and warm without losing in acidity, with light tannins which offer a good persistence.

Reccomended pairing

It can be served with red meats, important roasted meats, braised meats, seasoned or and mature cheeses.

Guide Vintage Score
I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2014

90/100

James Suckling 201491/100
Gilbert & Gaillard 201492/100
I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2013

93/100

Falstaff 201390/100
Merano Wine Festival 2013

Jancis Robinson 201317+/20
James Suckling 201393/100
Mundus Vini 2013Medaglia Argento
Bibenda 2012

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2012

90/100

James Suckling 201293/100
Vini buoni d'Italia 2012

Gilbert & Gaillard 201292/100
Wine Enthusiast 201287/100
Falstaff 201287/100
Jancis Robinson 201217/20
Prosit - ONAV 2012