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Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
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86 - Wine Spectator

89 - Best Value Wine Spectator

GRAPE VARIETAL
 95% Nebbiolo and 5% Barbera.

MUNICIPALITY
 Sinio

ALTITUDE 
340-400 m.

EXPOSURE 
West

TERRAIN
 Clay-calcareous.

IN THE VINEYARD Situated at the top of Lirano Hill, between Sinio and Serralunga d’Alba villages. Here the border of Barolo area crosses our property giving us the incentive to act always at our best.  
Late September, early October, manual harvest.

IN THE CELLAR
 After the stalk removal and pressing. After 2 days of maceration at cellar temperature we warm up at 30°C in steel tanks. The duration of maceration is 10-15 days and the malolactic is completed.

YEAST indigenous

CLARIFICATION
 gel bentonite

CHARACTERISTICS
 An extremely pleasing and drinkable wine, and although it has a high alcohol grade this never overpowers its fruity character.  Its red colour has Bordeaux reflections and the slow trickle from the edge of the glass confirms its optimal concentration and good body. The palate is caressed by a smooth tannin content typical of the Nebbiolo grape and by a warm and enveloping flavour.

SERVING TEMPERATURE 
16°C PAIRINGS ham and salami, vitello tonnato, tajarin and ravioli, white meats.