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BAROLO

DOCG

OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF LA MORRA

Typicality, structure and balance

Complexity and richness of taste conferred by the different Municipal Mentions of La Morra.

GRAPE VARIETY

Nebbiolo grown in Guyot with sustainable viticulture.

HARVEST

Late with manual sorting carried out in the last part of October, to allow for a slight drying and to achieve optimal maturation of the polyphenols responsible for the varietal elegance of Nebbiolo.

 

WINEMAKING

Delicate destemming with light pressing and static cold maceration for 1 day.

Alcoholic fermentation at 24° C for 20 days with frequent punching down. Subsequent splinting of the cap for a further maceration of a month for the production of the rich aromatic and polyphenolic complement.

REFINEMENT

In large oak barrels for almost 3 years of which 2 months on the lees, acquiring volume and broadening the floral and spicy notes. Maturation in the bottle for 1 year in which the sweetest sensations of powder appear, the most balsamic and ethereal notes complex of star anise and tar.

SERVICE ADVICE

Temperature:  16-18°C. It amazes for the immediacy and balance with which it expresses elegance and richness. Further refinement increases the varietal complexity that Nebbiolo is capable of expressing in the Langa: 15-20 years

COMBINATIONS

Suitable for multiple combinations: appetizers, savory pies and first courses but above all with second courses of red meats and game, medium-long matured cheeses. Also excellent with bitter chocolate.

TASTING NOTES

- colour: bright ruby red with more mature nuances as age progresses.

- perfume: broad and complex bouquet:  notes of plum jam, cherry in spirit and nuances of small fruits. Hints of dog rose and violet, star anise, face powder and peach bone with cedar and gentian. Goudron at the end.

- taste: softness and with hints of black berry jam and liquorice notes. Elegant tannins balanced by pleasant acidity and good alcohol content. Retro-olfactory hint of menthol and medicinal herbs. Excellent hold on the palate.

VINEYARD FEATURES

Area of origin:  La Morra; produced with grapes coming from a miscellany of the Municipal Mentions of Roncaglie, Serra dei Turchi, Capalot and Bricco San Biagio.

Exposure: East – South-East

Average altitude: come on  260 to 430 m above sea level

Year of planting: 1965-2003

Soil: Sandstones of Diano d'Alba - Laminated and sandy Sant'Agata marl interspersed with layers of sandstone and conglomerates

USEFUL DOWLOADS

PRESS KIT
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