Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
Monforte d’Alba (CN)
Double inverted Guyot
2,80 m x 1,00 m
Yield per hectare
Manual selection, of bunches and then of grapes. Vinification in steel vats: maceration and fermentation for 15-20 days, with pumpovers, gentle punch-downs and del- stages. Malolactic fermentation is in French oak, in which the wine then ages.
In French oak, for at least 3 years, followed by 6-8 months in bottle.
13,5 - 14,5 %
Ruby with garnet rim.
Intense, complex, and elegant, with forest berry fruit including blackberries, blueberries and prunes, followed by quinine and licorice accompanied by underbrush and ethereal notes, and finally toasted accents.
Intense and complex. Elegant velvety tannins and nice persistence. An immediately approachable Barolo that will clearly age well.