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Classification: Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin
Grape variety: Nebbiolo, in purity
Production area: The vineyard is located in the Municipality of Neive, San Cristoforo is a geographical indication added to it, that identifies a name of particular value. The exposure is south east, with 360-degree rotation, a typical
the apex of the hills of piedmont, called "Jugs".
System of breeding: Guyot
Yield per hectare: 60/65 quintals per hectare, severe pruning in the vineyard.
Time of harvest: around the middle of October, however, influenced by the climatic conditions of the vintage.
Vinification: After pressing, fermentation in stainless steel at a controlled temperature of between 28°and 30° degrees for the duration of 8 to 10 days, up to carry out complete fermentation, with frequent pumping-over and subsequent malolactic fermentation, the displacement in barrels of oak for ageing.
Refinement: for 16/18 months in tonnaux oak barrels, 70% first passage 30% second passage.
Life of wine: age-worthy Wine that matures slowly and constantly in the bottle great, even after several decades.
Food pairings:a Superb pairing with game, braised beef and the great meat dishes of the piedmontese tradition.
Excellent with dishes of white Truffle of Alba, which, like cardoon flan with fondue and ravioli of wild game. Great meditation Wine.
Service temperature: 18° - 20 ° C.