Classification: Barolo D.O.C.G.
Growing location: Langhe, Piedmont, Italy.
Grape: 100% Nebbiolo
Harvest: Late October
Winemaking and Maturing: After the fermentation in steel at a controlled temperature, the wine matures in 20-hl casks made of French Allier oak for around 36 months. It is then blended before bottling.
Bottle aging before release: At least 10 months in the cellar.
Alcohol: 14 %
Color: Dark garnet red.
Nose: Very fruity and spicy, with hints of ripe cherries; very clean.
Taste: Warm and well-structured, rich and solid, clearly showing tannins.
Serve at: 64°F
Food Pairing: Barolo has good character, an intense nose and a high degree of tannins, matching it very well with pasta dishes with rich sauces, and in particular with red meats cooked many hours before serving.
- Meats: Beef, stews and meat braised in red wines marinated with vegetables, mixed fried vegetables.
-Sauces: Mixed vegetables, not strong.
-Cheeses: Very mature, pure sheep’s and goat’s milk or mixed with cow’s milk.
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