“Quarantadue42” Barbaresco DOCG

AREA:  The vineyard is twenty-five years old and situated in the prestigious Barbaresco territory, at 240 metres above sea level.

MANUFACTURER:  Massimo Rattalino

VINTAGE:  2012; 2015

GRAPE VARIETY: Nebbiolo

ALCOHOL: from 13.5% to 14.5% by Vol., depending on the vintage.

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SUGGESTED FOOD: Risotto, venetian liver, aged cheeses.

DETAILS: 

The soil is clay and calcareous. The vinification is in stainless steel vats with the submergent cap method and maceration on the skins for about 13 days. The fermentation temperature is kept at around 28°C. The malolactic fermentation occurs at the end of alcoholic fermentation and after the drawing off.

This wine has an intense garnet color. It is a complex, dry and ethereal wine. The nose has fragrant notes of roses and violets together with sweet spices and a touch of cocoa. In the mouth, it is harmonious and soft yet gifted with firm and noble tannins and a good long finish.

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