Dry red wine
– Geographical position: Guarene d’Alba , Alba (CN).
– Period of planting: 1951-1967
– Exposure and altitude: West and 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
– Alcohol content: 13,5 – 14%
– Total acidity: 5,5 – 6,0 g/l
– Grape variety: Barbera and Nebbiolo.
– Vinification: Fermented for 9 days with manual stirring and délastage, then decanted into stainless steel vats and wooden casks (both barrique and traditional barrel), where malolactic fermentation takes place.
– Refinement: 12 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 8 years.
THE ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE
– Colour: Ruby red.
– Nose: Surprises with its intense aromas that recall violet, spices and red fruits.
– Palate: Full-bodied, velvety and fills the mouth with silky tannins and hints of vanilla.
– Serving temperature: 18 – 20 °C / 64 – 68 °F
– Serving suggestion: With pasta dishes and red and white grilled meats.