Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyards: in the Rocchettevino subzone of La Morra
Position: hill, with south-easterly exposure, at an altitude of 400 m above sea level
Yield per ha: 40 hl.
Average age of vineyards: 25 years
Plant density/ha: 4,000 vines
Annual production: 4,000 bottles
Vinification: traditional temperature-controlled maceration in concrete tanks, with long contact of the must with skins
Ageing: in Slavonian oak barrels and then in concrete
Alcohol content: 14 – 14.5%
Acidity: 5.2 – 5.6 g/l
Average cellar life: 18 years
Description: brilliant garnet red colour, pleasantly spicy nose with notes of mountain herbs, balsamic nuances and slight fruity scents. The palate is clear, mineral, decidedly crisp and persistent.
Pairing suggestions: excellent with roasts, braised red meats, game and tasty cheeses.