Perfumes: impeccable in the nose, elegant and neat; craft jams, wild herbs, chocolate.
Taste: powerful and yet soft as well as its tannins; embracing sensation with a good fruit imprint, long lasting finish.
Pairings: long cooking red meats, oustanding with truffled pheasant.
(Service Temp.: 16°-18°C).
Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Located in: Serralunga d'Alba – Cerretta Bric
Planted in: 1984 - 2000
Training system: Guyot
Exposition: EAST – SOUTH/EAST
Alcohol: 14,0% vol.
First year of production: 1994
Harvest time: middle of October.
The fermentation lasts some 25 days according to the vintage with daily pumping over of the wine mass with délestages at half of the period (fermentation in concrete tanks).
The aging is conducted in 25 or 50hl large barrels of Fontainebleau Forest oak (from 18 to 36 months according to the vintage)