The “Nebbiolo Project” is central to the philosophy of the estate, it begins with this first, important selection from the Langhe. For the first time in 2005, the king of Piemontese varietals was vinified in this winery in
Dogliani, thanks to a splendid vineyard of 0.4 hectares in Novello, home of the great Barolo wines of Piemonte.
Ruby red with granite shades. Vivid nose with noteworthy complexity and breadth with notes of forest floor and wet earth. Elegant and powerful, reminiscent of Burgundy. Agile and austere with silky tannins. Long, gratifying finish with nice fruit notes. Suggested Serving Temperature: 16-17°C
APPELLATION Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
VINEYARD Unique parcel
SIZE & LOCATION 1 ha. approximately, Montelupo Albese
GROUND TYPELithology – Alternating gray coloured silty marl and reddish-yellowish coloured sandstones (Lequio Formation) Soil – Sandy-loam, shallow, whitish coloured, calcareous, with alkaline pH
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES 15 years
ORIENTATION & ELEVATION South, southeast, 450 meters above sea level
DENSITY 4,500 vines/hectare
YIELD/HECTARE 50 ql. approx.
HARVEST First half of October
FERTILIZER Manure, green manure
PEST CONTROL Copper and sulfur
YEAST No selected yeasts utilized
FERMENTATION 15 days in temperature-controlled tanks
MACERATION 10-15 days of post-fermentation maceration with submerged cap
AGING 15-17 months in big barrels
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 4,500 bottles approx.