Vintage 2019

Langhe Nebbiolo DOC

Tasting Notes

Langhe Nebbiolo is a wine made from the same grapes used to obtain Barolo and the vineyard is also the same.

However, it goes through a different wine-making process.

It is certainly a lighter wine than Barolo but just as delicate, elegant and suitable for aging.

Work in the Nebbiolo vineyards starts in the winter with the pruning of the vines and goes on with allegation, cleaning and cutting of the branches and ending with harvesting during the month of October.

Aging comes in tonneaux (500 liters) for about 2/3 months, followed by bottling and a wait of at least 6 months in tilted bottles.

Colour: red, not so intense.

Fragrance: delicate and fruity.

Taste: dry although dense, recalling fruits such as raspberries. Aging it becomes velvety and soft.

Temperature: 18 – 19 °C.

Gastronomic combinings: fondues, risottos and meat dishes.

 

Basic Information

Product Name: Nebbiolo Langhe DOC
Cépage: Nebbiolo
Appellation: Nebbiolo Langhe
Classificaton: DOC
Color: red
Type: still
Country/Region: Piedmont, Italy
Vintage: 2019
Alcool percentage: 14 %
Sugar rate: 0.35 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 5.000

Winemaking

Method: the wine-making goes through a light pressing and separating; fermentation at a maximum temperature of 26-28°C. for 10-12 days and 2-3 remountings a day to leach the dregs. Nebbiolo is a wine obtained with a lightly extracted fermentation.
Ageing comes about tonneaux (500 liter) for about 2/3 months, followed by bottling and a wait of at least 6 months in tilted bottles.
Temperature:26-28°
Lenght: 8/9 days
Malolactic: –
Aging: in tonneaux of 500 l
Age of barrels: 5 years
Wood type: tonneaux
Barrels type: French oak
Aging time in wood: 2/3 months
Minimum aging in bottle: 6 months

Vineyard

% of Grape / Cépage: Nebbiolo 100%
Soil: limestone
Exposure: southwest
Agricultural method: susteinable agriculture without chemical products – mechanical weeding
Year of plantation: 1980
Date of harvest: October
Type of harvest: by hand

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract: 26 g/l
Total acidity: 4.90 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
Volatile acidity: 0.48 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
Total SO2: 80 mg/l
Free SO2: –

 

Bottle

Empty bottle weight: 450 g
Date of bottling: 13 July 2020
Aging potential: 7 or 8 years
Cork size: 24 x 46 mm
Cork material: natural cork
Bottle type: Bordolese
Number of bottles per box: 6/12
Box size: 33x24x31.5 cm

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