BAROLO LA MORRA 2014
Variety: Nebbiolo 100%
Vineyards: located in La Morra. Exposure: hilly, with solar exposures to the south-east and south-west, at 300 m above sea level Terrain: clayey-calcareous, sandy Yield per hectar: 45 hectoliters (hl) Average age of vineyards: 12 years Density/hectar: 3800 vines Annual production: 8000 bottles of 0,75 liters
Wine making: traditional method with maceration of the must on the skins for at least 16 days at 30°C in fiberglass lined concrete vats. Ageing: the wine is aged for 18 months in Slavonia oak casks of 25 hl capacity, for 6 months in steel vats and finally it is bottled. Alcohol content: 14,0 - 14,5% by vol.
Acidity: 5,2 – 5,6 grams/liter Longevity: 10 years
Tasting notes: Soft garnet red hue with ruby highlights. The nose offers hints of rose, violet and broom. Velvety, fruity palate of plum, fig and carob, supported by notes of sweet spices and licorice. Fresh, delicate and floral. It combines a sweet tannic structure with a balanced acidity present but well integrated into the body of the wine. Lingering and fascinating finish.
Gastronomic combinations: it is ideal with roasted red meats, egg noodles with meat sauce and seasoned cheeses.