Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyards: in three historical vineyards in La Morra
Position: hill, with south-easterly and south-westerly exposure, at altitudes of 250-300 m above sea level.
Yield per ha: 45 hl.
Average age of vineyards: 30-35 years
Plant density/ha: 3,800 vines
Annual production: 15,000 bottles
Vinification: traditional temperature-controlled maceration in concrete tanks
Ageing: in Slavonian oak barrels and then in concrete
Alcohol content: 14 – 14.5% vol.
Acidity: 5.2 – 5.6 g/l
Cellar life: 15 years
Description: garnet red with ruby highlights. The nose is ethereal and expansive with hints of minerals and balsamic notes accompanied by scents of rose, spices, red fruits and wax. The palate is tangy and pleasant, rich, very persistent and well supported by tannins.
Pairing suggestions: ideal with roasts, braised red meats, game and mature cheeses.