BAROLO DOCG RISERVA BUSSIA 2013
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Production zone: Monforte d’Alba, in Bussia at 300 m a.s.l. with southwest exposure.
Harvest: hand-picked with precise grape selection into small baskets towards the middle of October.
Vinification: light crushing with further check and selection of the grapes, fermentation in steel tanks at controlled temperature with frequent pump over and délestages.
Ageing: at least 60 months. First in traditional oak barrels and then in the bottles in the wine cellar with controlled temperature.
Organoleptic characteristics: garnet red colour. Intense and balanced, harmonious bouquet. Pleasantly dry, full and velvety on the palate. A classic Barolo with a very elegant and persistent finish.
Food pairing: excellent with red meat, wild game and seasoned cheeses.
Serving: in large glasses at 17-18°C (62–64°F).
Storage: horizontally in a cool, dry environment with constant temperatures. Ready to drink but can be cellared for 10/12 years.