Colline Novaresi D.O.C. Nebbiolo

Colour and Bouquet: ruby red colour with shades of violet, with hints of flowers and red fruit with a particular aroma, the taste is fresh and harmonious with very mild tannins.

Vine: Nebbiolo Spanna 100% of which 70% clone NE 111 (rosè).

Vineyard: 4.000 sqm. Planted part in 2001 and part in 2003. Density of 5.000 plants/hectare. Exposure south – South/East, altitude 300 metres above sea level. Sandy melted ground .

Pruning: Guyot.

Yield: for the 2011 harvest the yield per hectare has been of 6,7 tons and the yield grape-wine of 63%.

Wine-making: 48 hours of cold maceration at 13°, fermentation in steel tanks at constant temperature of 21°, with a maceration of three days with two delestage daily on his own marc, then four days on fresh Barbera marc and malolactic fermentation in steel.

Aging: four months in steel tanks.

Date of bottling: 6th june 2012

Specifications:

actual alcoholic strength of 13,57% v.

Total acidity of  4,97 g/l.

Total sulphur dioxide content of 34 mg/l.

Production: 2.275 750 ml. bottles.

Serving temperature: 16-17°

Potential aging: 5 years

Lot. N. 12/155

Wines produced in our cellar are not filtered, therefore we recommend to decant as they may be present natural dregs.