Barbera d’Alba Superiore D.O.C. Gerbole

Red wine

 

VINEYARD

– Geographical position: Guarene d’Alba (CN).
– Area of vines: Ha 1.48.00
– Year of planting: 1970
– Exposure and altitude: South – West, 250 m above sea level.
– Soil composition: Chalky marl of Tortonian origin.
– Training system: Low guyot on hills with good slope.
– Yield per Hectare: 40 Hl/Ha

VINIFICATION

– Alcohol content: 14 -14,5%
– Total acidity: 5,5 – 6,0 g/l
– Grape variety: Barbera.
– Vinification: Fermented for 9 days with manual stirring and délastage then decanted into stainless steel vats and wooden casks (both barrique and traditional barrels), where malolactic fermentation takes place.
– Refinement: 18 months of maturation in oak casks, after which it is decanted, and left to rest for 3 months then bottled.
– Ageing potential: over 10 years.

THE ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE

– Colour: Ruby red: “Barbera Gerbole stands alongside the greatest wines. The colour alone reveals the fullness and impenetrability of its character” – Gigi Piumatti, Slow Food.
– Nose: Intence aroma of black cherry and a hint of spice.
– Palate: Rich in marked flovours; soft, velvety and enveloping.
– Serving temperature: 18 – 20 °C / 64 – 68 °F
– Serving suggestion: A wine for the whole meal, particularly suitable for serving with grilled red meat, ripe seasoned cheeses or alone as a meditation wine.

Barolo DOCG

VINEYARD

– Geographical position: La Morra (CN).
– Years of planting: Vines are 20 to 40 years of age.
– Exposure and altitude: South – East and South -West. 300 m above sea level.
– Soil composition: Clayey, calcareous soil lends elegance and complexity. Magnesium and manganese oxides in the soil make for the softest tannins.
– Training system: Low guyot on hills with good slope.
– Yield per Hectare: 40 hl / ha

VINIFICATION

– Alcohol content: 14,5
– Total acidity: 5,2 – 5,6 g/l
– Grape variety: Nebbiolo 100%
– Vinification: Maceration takes 4 – 5 days in stainless steel tanks, followed by fermentation for 10 – 12 days. Wine is then transferred to barrels of different sizes and types of wood and allowed to under go malolactic fermentation.
– Refinement: All the different constituents require maturation in different kinds of wood, both French and Slavonian, for a period lasting between 18 and 22 months. Followed by blending and bottling. After one year, the bottles are ready for release.

THE ORGANOLEPTIC PROFIL

– Colour: Deep garnet color.
– Bouquet: perfectly mixed floral and spicy qualities
– Flavour: Rich, full-bodied and elegant on the palate. Notes of licorice, cherries in liqueur, cacao and fresh raspberries.
– Agening potential: Age-worthy wine that matures slowly and constantly in the bottle. Tremendous expression can be – expected over decades.
– Serving temperature: 18-20° C / 64 – 68 °F
– Serving suggestion: An aristocratic wine that finds its ideal match in game, red meat, braised beef… Superb with dishes garnished with white truffles from Alba. Extraordinary quality and harmonious maturation.

Langhe Chardonnay D.O.C. RU

White wine

 

VINEYARD

– Geographical position: Alba (CN).
– Area of vines: Ha 0.80.00
– Year of planting: 1989
– Exposure and altitude: West, 210 m above sea level.
– Soil composition: Chalky marl of Tortonian origin.
– Training system: Low guyot on hills with good slope.
– Yield per Hectare: 60 Hl/Ha

VINIFICATION

– Alcohol content: 12,5 -13%
– Total acidity: 5,5 – 5,6 g/l
– Grape variety: Chardonnay.
– Vinification: selection of the first flower must (60 % of the overall must) is followed by fermentation at a controlled temperature of 17-18 °C; After fermentation, it rests on the lees for three months and is then decanted into stainless steel vats and wooden casks to allow malolactic fermentation.
– Refinement: 12 months of maturation in oak barrels before being decanted, and left to rest for three months then bottled. After six months in the bottle, it is put on the market.
– Ageing potential: over 6 years.

THE ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE

– Colour: Straw yellow.
– Nose: Pulp of withered apricot, quince, ripe banana, vanilla and sweet tobacco.
– Palate: Full and rich, with an excellent balance between fruit and spices.
– Serving temperature: 10 – 15 °C / 50 – 59 °F
– Serving suggestion: With white meats fish, ripe cheeses or simply alone as a meditation wine.

Nebbiolo d’Alba Superiore D.O.C. Vigna Bric Paradis

Red wine

 

VINEYARD

– Geographical position: Piobesi d’Alba, Guarene d’Alba (CN).
– Area of vines: Ha 00.72.10
– Year of planting: 1967
– Exposure and altitude: South – West, 290 m above sea level.
– Soil composition: Chalky marl of Tortonian origin.
– Training system: Low guyot on hills with good slope.
– Yield per Hectare: 40 Hl/Ha

VINIFICATION

– Alcohol content: 14 -14,5%
– Total acidity: 5,0 – 5,5 g/l
– Grape variety: Nebbiolo.
– Vinification: Fermented for nine days with manual stirring and délastage before being decanted into stainless steel vats and wooden casks (both barrique and traditional barrel), where malolactic fermentation takes place.
– Refinement: 18 months of maturation in oak casks, after which the new wine is decanted and left to rest for three months then bottled. After six months in the bottle, it is put on the market.
– Ageing potential: over 10 years

THE ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE

– Colour: Intense ruby red
– Nose: Delicate and aristocratic with a complex aroma of small fruits, liquorice, violet and vanilla.
– Palate: “Classy, soft and aromatically balmy” by Luca Maroni – Guida dei vini italiani (“Italian Wine Guide”).
– Serving temperature: 18-20° C / 64 – 68 °F
– Serving suggestion: A wine for the whole meal, particularly suitable for serving with game, red meat, braised or boiled meat, mature cheese or simply alone as a meditation wine. It also complements dark chocolate excellently.

Roero D.O.C.G. Riserva

Red wine

 

VINEYARD

– Geographical position: Piobesi d’Alba, Guarene d’Alba (CN).
– Area of vines: Ha 00.72.10
– Year of planting: 1967
– Exposure and altitude: South – West, 290 m above sea level.
– Soil composition: Chalky marl of Tortonian origin.
– Training system: Low guyot on hills with good slope.
– Yield per Hectare: 40 Hl/Ha

VINIFICATION

– Alcohol content: 14 -14,5%
– Total acidity: 5,0 – 5,5 g/l
– Grape variety: Nebbiolo.
– Vinification: Fermented for nine days with manual stirring and délastage before being decanted into stainless steel vats and wooden casks (oak vats), where malolactic fermentation takes place.
– Refinement: 18 months of maturation in oak casks, after which the new wine is decanted and left to rest for three months then bottled. After six months in the bottle, it is put on the market.
– Ageing potential: over 10 years

THE ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE

– Colour: Intense ruby red
– Nose: Delicate and aristocratic with a complex aroma of small fruits, liquorice, violet and vanilla.
– Palate: “Classy, soft and aromatically balmy” by Luca Maroni – Guida dei vini italiani (“Italian Wine Guide”).
– Serving temperature: 18-20° C / 64 – 68 °F
– Serving suggestion: A wine for the whole meal, particularly suitable for serving with game, red meat, braised or boiled meat, mature cheese or simply alone as a meditation wine. It also complements dark chocolate excellently.