Barolo

BAROLO

“Noble, outspoken and robust”

Often referred to as the king of Piemonte wines, the name Barolo derives from
the small Piemontese town from were the grapes originate. It is one of Italys
oldest DOCGS and it is said that the Countess of Barolo would often send
shipments of the wine to Palace of Racognigi were the King and Queen of Italy
would pass the summer months.

Grape Type: 100% Nebbiolo

Appelation: DOCG

Wine Type: Dry Red Wine

Growing area: Monforte d’Alba (CN)

Vinification: Grapes are harvested late October and are fermented for
between 12 – 15 days before being transferred to Slavonian oak casks were
the juice is then aged for a period of 24 months. The wines is then transferred
to the bottle for further aging for a period of 1 year. Yeald per hectar is
aproxematly 65 quintals per hectare.

Characteristics: Our Barolo has a bouquet of spices along with
hints ofliquorice and wild dried flowers.

Pairings: Best served with roasted leg of lamb, braised beef, game,
aged cheeses as well as Peking duck.

Serving temperature: 16 – 18°C

Alcohol content: 14% by volume (depending on vintage)

Acidity: 5.5 g/l (depending on vintage)

Residual Sugar: 1 g/l (depending on vintage)

classic-wine

“The King of wines and the wine of Kings”

“Vinum Regum, Rex Vinorum”, Luis XIV of France

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