The grapes come from a young vineyard planted in soil rich in layers of chalk, which conveys a slight mineral hint to the taste, together with late, persistent tannins. Aged for up to two years in large barrels.
Appellation: Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita.
Vine training system: Gujot.
Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Soil composition and exposure: Calcareous, clayey soil, crossed with veins of chalk. Easterly exposure.
Altitude: Approx. 370 to 400 metres above sea level.
Harvesting: The grapes are hand-picked and selected in the second week of October.
Yield per hectare: 6,500 Kg/Ha max. by law.
Yield in wine: 56 Hl/Ha
Vinification: 10-15 days with floating cap, pumped over 4-6 times a day.
Ageing: In 30-hectolitre oak barrels for 18-24 months.
Storage: 20 to 25 years in the dark and at a temperature of 13-15 C° to allow the tannins to mature perfectly, depending on the vintage.
COLOUR: Ruby red, with orange highlights.
BOUQUET: Ethereal, expansive, mineral.
PALATE: Full, dry, mineral, balanced and very persistent.
Pairings: Braised game, roast meats, hard, mature cheeses.