Designation: Barbaresco d.o.c.g. Riserva
Vineyards: village of Neive – Bricco di Neive
Additional geographic indication: Bricco di Neive
Grape-variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Yield: 50 hl./hectare
Facing: south-west
Soil: clayey – calcareous
Vine-training system: Guyot

Fermentation: in steel for 10-12 days at a controlled temperature, with traditional pumping of the must over the cap
Ageing: 36 months in oak, with 80% in Slavonian casks holding 50 hl. and 20% in 225-litre barrels for the first 24 months, followed by blending and a further 12 months in casks of Slavonian oak
Appearance: deep garnet red, taking on varietal orange hues with ageing
Nose: intense, expansive bouquet
Taste: dry and full-bodied, with tannins on entry and long, nicely tannic structure
Pairings: red meat and game, medium mature cheeses
Alc. by vol: 14%
Serving temperature: 18°C

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