Dal 1870 produttore Vini Superiori
Grape varietal: 100% Nebbiolo.
Location: municipality of Barolo; Castellero, Preda and Coste di Rose vineyards.
Soil: Saint Agata Fossil Marl; calcareous with silty clay loam composition.
Exposure: East / South – West.
Altitude: 250 – 270 m.a.s.l..
Cultural notes: low guyot pruning system with planted density of 4500 vines per hectare. Organic farming.
Harvest period: first half of October; hand harvested with careful selection of the clusters.
Vinification: soft crushing of the grapes with de-stemming; static fermentation in oak casks with indigenous yeasts; maceration for about 30 days, frequent basting of the skins.
Fining: 30 months in medium sized (15-30 hl) French oak barrels with the minimum amount of racking necessary. Bottle aged for at least 12 months.
COLOR: garnet red.
NOSE: full, pleasing and intense; ethereal, hints of ripe red fruit, dried rose and violet.
MOUTH: dry, balanced and velvety; elegant and persistent.