ORIGIN: from the vineyards of the Estate in Nizza Monferrato,
ALTITUDE: 210 m a.s.l.
SIZE OF VINEYARD: 2,88 Ha
EXPOSURE: south, southeast, southwest
TYPE OF SOIL: clayey
VINE PLANTING DENSITY: 5000 vines / Ha
VINEYARD TRAINING SYSTEM: guyot
AGE OF VINES: more than 40 years old
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Barbera
VINEYARD PRACTICE: hand-harvesting using crates, picking
WINE-MAKING METHOD: fermentation in stainless steel tanks
AGEING METHOD: a minimum of 18 months from January 1st
following harvest, with at least 6 months in medium toast French
BOTTLE: bordolese heavy cc 750 and bordolese classic magnum
Deep ruby red in color with purple hues the nose is rich and complex,
fruity, and shows aromas and flavor of spice, ripe black plum, fruit
syrup, tobacco and elderberry. The palate is firm and full but balanced,
and the finish is persistent and enticing. The long aging for at least 12
months in big barrels and in French oak barrique, enhance perfumes
and body, giving it a natural softness and harmony.
Great accompanied with important dishes of red meats, braised
meats and game, aged cheeses.
SUGGESTED SERVING TEMPERATURE
Between 16°18°C (61°-65°F)