Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Andrea Oberto

Appellation

cru Albarella in Barolo

Varieties

Nebbiolo

Viticulture

Vineyard size is 0.8 ha overall with a south-west exposure. Training system is classic Guyot mothod with medium-short trimming.

Soil

clayey

Vinification

Manual harvesting of the overripe grape in 20-kg perforated crates through a careful selection of the bunches. Transfer in cellar within hours, grape crushing and destemming, and 15% must bleeding. Thermo-controlled fermentation at 34 °C, with frequent pumpovers. Long maceration (about 350 hours); racking in barriques, where the natural malolactic fermentation takes place.

Aging

24 months in all new barriques; 2 months in stainless steel vats and and 6 months in bottle.

Available Sizes (L)

0.75, 0.750

Shelf Talkers

Tech Sheets

Tasting Note

Bright red garnet color with light orange shades. Prominent notes of China Calissaia bark, tobacco and dried flowers linger in the fleshy rich aroma. The mouth shows a powerful and firm structure balanced by a moderate acidity which makes the wine drinkable and very pleasant.

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