Gattinara - Torraccia - Ghemme

Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo                                     
Elevation: 150-400 m

Soil: Marl and Sandstone

Appellation: Piemonte, Italy                              
Alcohol %:  13.5

Vintage: 
2011

Tasting Notes
:
Beautiful garnet red with a golden rim with aging. Fine and pleasant nose, with a hint of violets. Dry, harmonious flavor with a lightly tannic aftertaste.
Recommended initial serving temperature: serve at 16-17° C, in a large glass, uncork some time before serving.

Aging: 

Minimum 3 years in Allier French oak casks followed by 6 months in the bottle

Winemaking:
soft pressing of the grapes, fermentation in temperature-controlled steel tanks, monitoring the remontage frequency and the oxygen intake, so as to encourage the extraction of polyphenols and aromas. This is followed by a malolactic fermentation.

Food Pairing:
Grilled and braised meat, game, seasoned cheeses.

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