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Langhe DOC Nebbiolo

Produced with part of the grapes from Sarmassa area. In the last vintages a part of the grapes was bought in Madonna di Como (an area on the hills of Alba) and an other part in Sinio

Altitude: Sarmassa 250 m.s.l. - Madonna di Como 500 m.s.l. - Sinio 550 m.s.l.
Exposure: Sarmassa West - Madonna di Como South - Sinio South West
Total Surface: in total around 2 hectare
Soil: Calcareous and clayey
Growing system: espalier with Guyot pruning
Density: 5,000 plants per hectare
Yield: 7,0/8,0 tons per hectare
Average age of the vines: Sarmassa 10 years - Madonna di Como 50 years - Sinio 15 years
Harvest: manual in the second middle of September, first half of October
First Vintage produced: 1970
Average production per year: 13,000 bottles
Vinification and ageing: Maceration with skins for 20/25 days depending on the vintage. Ageing in 25Hl oak barrels and 500/600l oak tonneaux for 6/8 months and then bottle ageing at least for 6 months.

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Notes

Langhe Nebbiolo is a wine which promptly meets the taste of the consumers because is less complex than the other wines of our selection. Of course the grape and the character of Barolo’s terroir always express a structured, powerful and elegant wine.