NEBBIOLO D ALBA D.O.C. VIGIN
The Nebbiolo grape reach its maturity in October, when in the fall, often after the middle of the month the vineyards are covered by fog.
Medium-high hillside (300-400 m asl) with south-west exposure, with friable, sandy, ochre coloured soil.
Single estate vineyard in the district of Canale village.
The grapes harvest is made by hand in the first/second ten days of October.
The fermentation is traditional, carried out for an average of 10-15 days in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature with floating cap and frequent pumping over of the must to optimize the extraction of the polyphenolic substances.
Four years in large oak barrels from Slavonia followed by a period in stainless steel tanks. And after bottling further aging in bottle not less than twelve months.
Garnet red of varying intensity.
Pleasant and complex bouquet with elegant aromas of withered roses, violet and wild fruit.
Well balance and harmony on the palate, strong personality.
Good combination of alcohol concentration and tannins capable of guarantee very long ageing.
Excellent with main courses, especially based on red meat, lamb roast, medium-mature cheese. It’s a perfect after dinner wine. Serving Temperature: 18°-20° C.