Barolo D.O.C.G. RISERVA “SETTE7ANNI”

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” Braised beef, red meat, shank, duck, long seasoned cheese.”

Barolo D.O.C.G. RISERVA “SETTE7ANNI”

Cru: Bussia, Pugnane and Panerole vineyards.
Exposure: West South-West.
Soil: very steep, plastic, hardly workable and rich in clay.
Vine variety: Nebbiolo – Michet and Lampia.
Area of production: Monforte d’Alba, Castiglione Falletto and Novello.
Harvestg: manual, with grape selection at the vineyard and before crushing.
Harvesting period: end of October.
Kg of grapes per hectare: 4.000
Vinification: “red”, with skin maceration in wood vat.
Fermentation time: must and skins are kept in contact for 20-30 days, on
which alcoholic fermentation takes place, punched down manually daily and
finally racked.
Temperature for fermentation: variable, to peaks of 33-34
Ageing in the cellar: the new wine is kept from 3 to 5 months in steel tanks
and undergoes malolactic fermentation; it is decanted several times, and
finally aged in French oak barrels (25hl capacity) for 84 months (7 years).
Ageing in the bottle: 12 months.
Bottles produced: 3.000 x 0.75l bottles, 200 x 1.5l magnum bottles, 15 x 3l
magnum bottles, and 5 x 5l magnum bottles.
Matching with food: braised beef, red meat, shank, duck, long seasoned cheese.
Drink at: 16-18°C
Alcohol content: 14.50% Vol.
Colour: brilliant ruby red in colour with soft orange notes, it is rich and
complex on the nose with floral hints enhanced by traditionally new wood.
Rich, sweet, thick, tannic, rough, and strong on the palate.