Langhe Nebbiolo

LANGHE NEBBIOLO

“Dark, mysterious and yet welcoming”

The name Nebbiolo derives from the name nebbia which means fog in Italian
and is named as such because the harvest usually takes place during late
October. The first mention of the Nebbiolo grape dates back to the 12th century.
Our Nebbiolo grapes are grown on the south east slopes of our vineyards
and are carefully selected and harvested by hand.

Grape Type: 100% Nebbiolo

Appelation: DOC

Wine Type: Dry Red Wine

Growing area: Dogliani (CN)

Vinification: Grapes are harvested late October. Left to ferment in
concrete vats for a period of 10 days before the juice is transferred to big
oak barrels for a period of 9 months, we then transfer the wine back to
concrete vats for a further period of 2 months before botteling.

Characteristics: Our Nebbiolo has intense fruity notes evoking
rasperry and blackberry as well as wild ripe cherries.

Pairings: Best served with wild boar stew as well as roasted
wild hare, Sichuan cuisine as well as pasta with ragu.

Serving temperature: 16 – 18°C

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

Acidity: 5.5 g/l (depending on vintage)

Residual Sugar: 2 g/l (depending on vintage)

classic-wine

“Nebiolus, wonderful wine grapes…producing good wine to be preserved and very strong…”

Pier de Crescenzi, from the Agricultural Essay, Bologna, 1301.

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