Vintage 2015

Langhe Favorita DOC

Tasting Notes

Favorita is a dry white wine made from grapes grown on their own small plot of land in the Roero. The golden yellow bunches of grapes produced by the favorita vine are medium-sized, long and cylindrical.

The wine itself is straw-yellow with greenish highlights, a delicate nose showing light fruit, and a dry taste with a slightly bitter finish. It is generally drunk as a “young” wine, within a year of the vintage.

Colour: Straw-yellow with greenish highlights.

Fragrance: Delicate and fruity, slightly “flowery.

Taste: Dry with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

Temperature: 8 – 9°C.

Gastronomic’s combining: Excellent as an aperitif, it goes very well with fish and white meat. Serve chilled.

Basic Information

Product name: Langhe Favorita DOC 2015
Cépage: Favorita
Appellation: Langhe Favorita
Classification: DOC
Color: white
Type: still
Country/Region: Piedmont – Italy
Vintage: 2015
Alcool percentage: 12.50%
Number of bottles produced: 1000


Method: after the harvest the grapes are crushed and de-stemmed, the must undergoes its alcoholic fermentation in the winery at a constantly low temperature (17-18°C). The wine is then stored in stainless steel, and bottling generally takes place in spring.
Temperature: 17-18°
Lenght: 5/6 days
Aging: in steel
Minimum aging in bottle: 2 months


% of Grape/Cépage: Favorita 100%
Soil: sandy
Exposure: south
Agricultural method: conventional
Year of plantation: 1990
Date of harvest: September
Type of harvest: by hand

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract [g/l]: 17.4 g/l
Total acidity [g/l of tartaric acid equivalent]: 4.73 g/l
Volatile acidity [g/l acetic acid equivalent]: 0.28 g/l
Total SO2[mg/l]: 147 mg/l
Free SO2[mg/l]:


Number of bottles per box: 6/12
Box size: 33x24x31,5 cm


Empty bottle weight: 450 gr
Date of bottling: 8th April 2016
Aging potential: 2 years
Cork size: 24×44 mm
Cork material: cork
Bottle type: champagnotta