GRAPE VARIETY: produced with 100% dessicated Brachetto grapes.
CLASSIFICATION: DOC – Denominazione d’origine Controllata
PRODUCTION AREA: Calosso (At) – Monferrato – Piedmont – Italy
SOIL TYPE: clay and calcareous marl
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: bow Guyot.
AGE OF THE VINEYARD: 20 years old.
IN VINEYARD: No use of chemicals (organic certification). All work is done by hand or with the use of small machinery. Every year we plant herbs and flowers in the vineyards to enrich the soil with minerals and other elements (controlled grassing)
IN CELLAR: No use of chemicals. Destemming and soft pressing of grapes with wooden press.
FERMENTATION AND MACERATION: Slow and long fermentation in stainless steel tanks (4 months).
WINEMAKING AND REFINING TIME: 6 months in steel tank, bottling in spring and some years in bottle before being sold.
DESCRIPTION: Garnet color with orange reflections. Intensely aromatic, floral with hints of rose, fruity with delicate perceptions of strawberries and raspberries, with hints of cooked fruit and jam. In mouth it’s sweet and velvety, of pleasant freshness, with some light tannic note, of intense bouquet with notes of almond. Very persistent.
PAIRINGS: ideal with chocolate, dry pastries or aged cheeses.
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 8° – 14° C
TECHNICAL INFORMATION: content of 37,5 cl.