Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard location and soil: Vineyard located in Serralunga d’Alba, with southwestern exposure. The soils go back to the Helvetian period. Compact calcareous clay alternates with sandy layers.
Altitude: 350-371 meters (1,150-1,217 feet)above sea level
Tasting notes: Intense garnet red with ruby reflections. Fruity aromas with floral and spicy notes. Intense flavor with opulent and enveloping tannins and a long finish. Because of its structure and body, it pairs well with meat, game and cheese. Serve at a temperature of 17 °C (62.6 °F).
Vinification: Maceration lasts about 20 days at a maximum temperature of 30 °C (86 °F). Malolactic fermentation ends before winter is over.
Aged 24 months partly in 25-hl Slavonian oak barrels and partly in French barrique. Further aged in bottle for at least 12 months.
Alcohol content: 14.5% alcohol by vol.