Barolo DOCG Cannubi

Obtained from the grapes of Nebbiolo that come from Cannubi (Barolo) at 220 m. of altitude, positioned at South and South-East, where the land is composed of grey and white Sant’Agata marne, rich in sand.
A wine of great class that expresses the elegance of the territory, of a brilliant garnet red turning slightly amber with time, exuberant in its fragrance of fruit and spices, of great body, full and velvety with a long final taste of goudron and spices.
The tannic characteristics guarantee a very long life in bottle in the best vintages.
The annual production is of few thousands bottles (variable in function of the vintage).

Typology: Nebbiolo

Rootstock: 420 A/SO4

Bushiness: 4800 viti/Ha

Plant breeding: Guyot

Zone: Village of Barolo (Cuneo) – Cannubi, 220 m.

Soil: Grey and white marne of Sant’Agata (55% clay, 30% sand, 15% limestone)

Exposure: South/South-East

Area of the vineyard: 2.36 Ha

Year of planting: 1962/1991/2002

The wine making

Fermented in steel and concrete contenitors under strict temperature control (29°C-31°C), post-fermentation maceration, racked after 22/25 days, decanted, and by maintaining the right temperature malolactic process is induced. Several months of maturation in barrels on oak, thereafter a long period in bottle to complete the aging.

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