Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Production zone: Castiglione Falletto 300-350 m a.s.l. with southwest exposure.
Surface: about 1 hectare in Villero
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 40 months. First in traditional oak barrels and then in the bottles in the wine cellar with controlled temperature.
Organoleptic characteristics: intense ruby red colour. Elegant and harmonious on the nose, persistent fruit notes with velvety tannins. Warm, full-bodied, well-balanced palate with long and intense 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 place with constant temperatures. Ready to drink but can be cellared for 10/12 years.