Vintage 2018

Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC

Tasting Notes

Alcohol content 13% vol.

A full-bodied wine, with an intense ruby red colour and garnet reflections.

It has a characteristic, soft and delicate fragrance, reminiscent of violets, which is accentuated and perfected with aging.

To be combined with roasts or red meat.

Ideal serving temperature: 20°C.

Basic Information

Product Name: Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC
Vine variety: nebbiolo
Denomination: Nebbiolo d’Alba
Classification: DOC
Color: red
Typology: still
Production area: Piedmont
Vintage: 2018
Alcohol: 14% vol.
Residual sugar: 0,5
Number of bottles produced: 1,600

Vineyard

Grape: 100% nebbiolo
Soil: a medium mixture of clayey loam soil
Exposure: east west
Cultivation system: guyot
Year of implantation: 1974
Harvest date: 5 October
Type of harvest: manual into crates

Winemaking

Method: natural fermentation with manual punching and pumping over
Temperature: 26 °C spontaneous and not thermo-conditioned
Duration: 14 days
Malolactic: yes
Aging: yes
Age of the barrels: 4 years
Type of barrel: barrique
Type of wood: French oak
Roasting level: medium
Wooden time: 1 year
Minimum time in bottle: 6 months

Bottle

Weight of empty bottle: 498 g
Bottling date: 12 May
Aging potential: 6 years
Stopper size: 24 x 42
Stopper material: natural cork
Type of bottle: bordeaux

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract [g/l]: 27,1
Total acidity [g/l in tartaric acid]: 5,31
Volatile acidity [g/l in acetic acid]: 0,5
Total SO2 [mg/l]: 59
Free SO2 [mg/l]: 20

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