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Nebbiolo d'Alba
Variety: Nebbiolo
Classification: Nebbiolo d'Alba D.O.C.
Alcoholic content: 13.5 % vol
Grape yield per hectare: 80 quintals/ha
Typology of soil: sandy at medium and high hill
Vineyard location:
southwestern exposure hill
Farming system: espalier with guyot pruning
Origin: Santa Vittoria d’Alba and Piobesi, Roero area
Harvest period: mid October
Harvest method: hand harvested in 25 kg baskets
Vinification and refinement: vinification is carried out in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (28-30°c). Maceration lasts 8-10 days. Subsequently, refinement is carried out in stainless steel tanks with constant and skilful use of oxygen
Refinement in the bottle: 6 - 7 months
Release: two years after harvest, in February
Longevity: 5 - 6 years
Recommended storage method: bottle should be laid down, in a dark, dry and fresh cellar

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: bright ruby red with light garnet reflections
Bouquet: typically complex and persistent but also gentle and delicate, featuring violet, raspberry that will develop and refine with ageing
Mouth feel: elegant, smooth and harmonious
Recommended serving temperature: 16° - 18° C
Food matches: white meat, roast of veal, stews, boiled meat, old cheeses, truffle-based dishes.
Finish: soft and velvety smooth

Winemaker: Nicola Fogliati
Nicola Fogliati
Nebbiolo d'Alba
Cantine del Castello di Santa Vittoria
Via dello Spumante, 1
12069 Santa Vittoria d’Alba (Cn) Italy
Tel. +39.0172.479300 | Fax +39.0172.475935
P.Iva IT 01089530057 | Note legali
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