Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyards: in the Roggeri subzone of La Morra,
Position: hill, with south-easterly exposure, at an altitude of 300 m above sea level
Yield per ha: 40 hl.
Average age of vineyards: 45 years
Plant density/ha: 4,000 vines
Annual production: 8,000 bottles
Vinification: traditional temperature-controlled maceration in concrete tanks, with long contact of the must with skins.
Ageing: in Slavonian and French oak barrels and then in concrete
Alcohol content: 14 – 14.5%
Acidity: 5.4 – 5.6 g/l
Cellar life: 18 years
Description: garnet red colour with good depth, intense and elegant nose with fruity notes, well sustained by a sweet spiciness combined with sensations of violet and dried rose. Powerful and harmonious palate with a dense and complex tannic structure. Pleasantly crisp and savoury, it offers a lingeringly persistent finish.
Pairing suggestions: excellent with game, braised red meats, mature cheeses and dishes served with white truffle.