AREA: The vineyards are thirty years old and they are situated in Montà, at an altitude of 280-320 metres above sea level.
MANUFACTURER: Massimo Rattalino
VINTAGE: 2014; 2016
GRAPE VARIETY: Nebbiolo
ALCOHOL: from 13% to 14% by Vol., depending on the vintage.
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SUGGESTED FOOD: Perfect with complex dishes of the traditional cuisine like pasta all’amatriciana, meat terrines, tajarin with sausage sauce, stew. It is also a good match with fish soups and lighter dishes in which the main ingredients are white meats, medium cheeses, soups and cured meats.
The soil type is very sandy. The vinification is in stainless steel vats with the submergent cap system for 7 days after maceration on the skins for 5 days. Fermentation temperature is kept at around 25°. The malolactic fermentation occurs at the end of the alcoholic fermentation and after drawing off. The ageing is for 5 months in stainless steel tanks and 2 months in bottle.
The color of the wine is ruby red with garnet highlights. It is a fresh, smooth and elegant wine. The nose contains notes of violets, rose hips and cassis. The wine is dry in the mouth, with full body and a very pleasant sweet finish.