Wine Details

Indigenous Nebbiolo D'Alba DOC

100% Nebbiolo from 12-year-old vines planted on a southwest exposure in sandy calcareous clay soils mixed with seashells at 980 feet in altitude. Fermented in stainless steel and aged 12 months in medium-toasted used French oak. Then transferred back to stainless steel for 6 months, bottled and rested in bottle for 12 months.

Region:

Producer:

Indigenous

Varietal:

100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard:

Roero; southwest exposure

Yield:

4,000 bottles per hectare

Aging:

12 months in medium toasted, French used oak and 6 months in stainless steel tanks

Alcohol content:

14.0%

Age of vines:

12 years

pH level:

3.6

Acidity:

5.2 g/l

Production:

5,000 cases

Soil:

Sandy and Calcareous clay

Training:

Guyot

Average altitude:

980 feet

Vinification:

7-8 days in toto fermenters at controlled temperature. Malolactic fermentation in oak.

Harvest:

Beginning to mid October

Bottling:

Aged for 6 months in bottle

Release:

Fall

Residual Sugar:

0 g/l

Evolution:

Flavors:

Sweet red cherries, flower, and spices create a juicy wine with plenty of mid-palate fruit with excellent grip.

Colors:

Light Red

Aromas:

Elegant bouquet of ripe cherry, black current, dry rose petal and mint.