Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard location and soil: Located in Barbaresco (Rio Sordo). Tortonian-Messinian soil, rich in very compact blue marl with elements like manganese, boron and zinc.
Altitude: 270-300 meters (885-984 feet) above sea level
Tasting notes: Intense garnet red. Complex aromas with notes of licorice. Velvety and full-flavored with a long finish.
Vinification: Maceration lasts 20 days at a temperature that never exceeds 30 °C (86 °F).
Aged 20 months in 25-hl Slavonian oak barrels. A part ages in barrique.
Further aged in bottle for at least 10 months.
Alcohol content: 14% alcohol by vol.