Grape Varietals: 100% Nebbiolo.
Vineyards: La Morra.
Average age of the vines: 25 years.
Soil: Clay, calcareous.
Harvest Period: Second half of October.
Vinification: Maceration and fermentation for circa 20 days at a maximum temperature of 30° C. Aging in French and Slavonian oak barrels for a minimum of 24 months.
Alcohol Content: 14.5% by vol.
Residual Sugar: 2 grams per liter.
Color: Garnet with orange hues.
Aroma: Intense notes of red fruit and violet.
Palate: Ample and velvety with a finish full of spice and a hint of vanilla.
Food Suggestions: An ideal pairing for Alba’s infamous white truffles, complex meat dishes, hearty stews, and aged cheeses, and a variety of chestnut and hazelnut tortes. It is recommended that you open or decant at least one hour before serving.
Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C / 61-64 °F.