VINEYARD Briccolina Sheet 9 Parcel 149/150 MUNICIPALITY! Serralunga d’Alba
TOTAL EXTENSION! 4000 square metres ALTITUDE! 340 metres
EXPOSURE! West, South-West
SOIL !Extremely clayey and calcareous, with a strong marl presence at 2 metres deep. Sub-alkaline
VARIETAL !100% Nebbiolo.
CULTIVATION No: chemical weeding, systemic anti-parasite treatments, chemical fertilisation. Yes: planting of barley, oats and clover to revitalise the soil, reduction soil compression, use of corroborants in favour of reducing chemical treatments.
SELECTION IN THE VINEYARD! Scaled, carried out three times during the 45 days before the grape harvest.
WINE MAKING! Stalk removal/pressing and maceration for 40 days, 20 of which submerged-cap and 20 of which floating cap. ! Controlled temperature fermentation at 28° C.
FILTRATION! With inert materials
AGING! 36 months in oak barrels
IN-BOTTLE REFINEMENT! 16 months
BOTTLES PRODUCED! 680
FORMAT! 0.75 litres
PACKAGING wooden case containing three 0.75 l bottles.
SERVING TEMPERATURE ! 17°C
RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS! Substantial second courses of red meat, roast or braised meat, wild game.