Vineyard Aurelio Settimo
Type Still Red
Varietals 100% Nebbiolo
Winemaking Method: according to tradition: fairly lengthy fermentations on the skins (submerged cap for 15-20 days), with frequent breaking up of the cap and pumping over of the must, followed by maturing in oak casks holding between 2,500 and 3,500 litres. Temperature: controlled (27° – 28° C) Length: 15-20 days Malolactic: done in concrete
Aging 12 months in concrete tanks, 24 months in big oak casks of French wood Age of barrels: 10-15 years Wood type: French oak (Allier and Nevers) Barrels type: big casks Aging time in wood: 24 monthsMinimum aging in bottle: 6 months
In this great vintage, our Barolo is colored deep garnet red with orange highlights. The ethereal bouquet shows marked hints of the wood and licorice typical of traditional-style wines aged in large casks. On the mouth it is pleasantly dry, with soft, well-balanced tannins.