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BAROLO

DOCG

GALINA

Refined nuance of fruits and spices

Persuasive hints of jam and fruit in syrup that blend with caramelized notes, chocolate and sweet spices characterize this limited production product.

GRAPE VARIETY

Nebbiolo - Michet grown in Guyot with sustainable viticulture. A rare and highly prized subvariety, it produces important wines with a surprising bouquet.

HARVEST

With manual sorting, it falls in mid-October to allow optimal maturation of the polyphenols and fruit responsible for the elegance and expressiveness of Barolo Galina.

 

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 during which the wine acquires volume, broadening the spicy and fruity sensations thanks to the important natural lysis of the yeasts.

 

REFINEMENT

In oak wood for approximately two and a half years, of which the first 18 months in second and third passage barrels and the following year in medium-small sized Slavonian barrels. 

Bottle maturation for 1 year in which the sweet floral and fruity notes blend with the more severe spicy and toasted ones. The more complex balsamic and ethereal tones of liquorice and tar appear in the generous Barolo Galina.

SERVICE ADVICE

Temperature:  16-18°C. the elegance of Barolo Galina makes it ready for consumption; 15-20 years.

 

COMBINATIONS

The intense sweet fruity tones combined with the warmer spicy ones, the good structure of the soft tannins give great pleasure and ease of pairing: appetizers, savory pies and first courses, second courses of structured red or white meats (duck, guinea fowl), medium cheeses and long maturation.

TASTING NOTES

- colour: intense and brilliant ruby red.

- aroma: intense hints of jam and fruit in syrup blend with spices with sweet tones of liquorice or slightly toasted chocolate and caramel. Delicate notes of violet, rose and medicinal herbs follow. 

- taste: elegant spicy notes with references to black berry jam and powdered chocolate combine with soft tannins giving a generous silky structure. The sensation of leather and Goudron is pleasant on the finish

VINEYARD FEATURES

Area of origin: Galina – La Morra. The Galina mention is the continuation of the Bricco Chiesa sub-area, which descending towards the Roggeri, acquires a hilly valley conformation, particularly suitable for prolonged daily exposure to the sun.

Exposure: South-East 

Average altitude: 290 m above sea level

Year of planting: 2011

Soil: Fossil Sant'Agata marl.

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