Langhe Rosso d.o.c. “Baccanera”

Municipality of production
Barolo
Grape Variety
Barbera, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon
Exposure
South-Est
Altitude (a.s.l.)
300 m
Soil
Marn-Calcareus
Training system
Guyot.
Age of the vineyard (years)
30
Plant density
4,500 plants
Cropping level per hectare
70 ql grapes
Harvest
End September
Alcohol by volume
14.0% Vol (based on the vintage)
Serving temperature
16°-18°

This wine is a blend of 4 kind of grapes 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, from each vineyard, are selected according to the vintage of the 4 vineyards. Thanks to long aging in barrique and this unique blend of grape make this Baccanera a unique wine with highest quality and longevity. the special bottle, very heavy, recalls the bottles of the past and enhances its qualities and its organoleptic characteristics.

Processing

After the harvest it comes the destalking, soft pressing, follows a fermentation in contact with the skin each wine separately. After the malolactic fermentation, the wine are assembled and matures in French Barrique for 18 months before bottling. The refining, up to the bottle, nothing is neglected; everything is done respecting the tradition but with the most modern methodologies and tools.

Tasting notes

Intense and thick ruby red color, wild fruit and red plum perfumes with hay undertones and spicy traces. It is fresh, sapid and full-bodied to the taste, with a pleasant tannic streak and a good texture which gives a long final.

Reccomended pairing

It should be served with heavy first courses, red meats, even rare, game, semi-seasoned cheeses.

Guide Vintage Score
Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 201791/100
Merano Wine Festival 2017

RED

Falstaff 201791/100
James Suckling 201791/100
Decanter World Wine Awards 201691/100
IWSC 2016Bronze
Gilbert & Gaillard 201690/100
Bibenda 2016

James Suckling 201690/100
I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2016

90/100

Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 201690/100
Mundus Vini 2016Medaglia d'Oro
Merano Wine Festival 2016

Jancis Robinson 201617+
IWSC 201590/100
Decanter World Wine Awards 2015Medaglia Argento
Wein Wirtschaft 201588
Wein Wirtschaft 2015Top 100
International Wine Challenge 2015Gold
Bibenda 2015

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2015

91/100

Gilbert & Gaillard 201590/100
James Suckling 201593/100
Merano Wine Festival 2015

Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015Bronze
Jancis Robinson 201517/20
Falstaff 201290/100
Mundus Vini 2012Gold
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2011

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2011

Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 201089/100
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2010

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2010

Mundus Vini 2010Silver
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2009

16/20

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2008

I vini di Veronelli - Guida Oro 2007

90/100

Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 200786/100
Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 200690/100
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2006

16.5/20

Jancis Robinson 200515.5/20
Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 200588/100
Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2005

16/20

Vini d'Italia - Espresso 2004

16.5/20

Annuario dei migliori vini italiani - Luca Maroni 200391/100
Wine Spectator 200086/100