Barolo Castellero

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
The color is classic intense garnet red clean and of good substance on the nose with floral and fruity notes with bints of liquorice and roots. Wine of character with marked tannins. Velvety and harmonious with notes of sweet spice and jam.
Serving temperature
17°-18°C.
Alcohol
Approx. 14-14,5% Vol
Total acidity
Approx. 5.3-5.8 g/L

Vinification

Traditional method of long maceration: natural fermentation without added yeasts until 40 days in stainless steel tanks

Ageing

6 months in stainless steel tanks, 30 months in large capacity Slavonian oak casks (20-25 hl) and a successive refinement in the bottle

Tasting notes

The color is classic intense garnet red clean and of good substance on the nose with floral and fruity notes with bints of liquorice and roots. Wine of character with marked tannins. Velvety and harmonious with notes of sweet spice and jam

Matching

The Barolo Castellero is very good with red meat, game and aged cheese. Well as with many rich international dishes
Area of production:
The historic “Cannubi” cru in the village of Barolo
Grapes varieties:
100% Nebbiolo, variety: Michet and Lampia
Esposizione :
0,8 Hectare
West
Altimetry:
Hilly zone at around 280 meters a.s.l.
Soil:
Tortoniano, marl with tuff and a prominent presence of sand, making it always dry.
Age of the vineyards:
30 years
Harvest:
In the first fifteen days of October
Production:
4000 bottles a year
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