Barolo Riserva Montanello - Monchiero
Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Appellation: D.O.C. Barolo Production:
Alcohol %: 14.4 Acidity: gr/l
Aromatic and with ripe red fruit and notes of mineral and citrus. This is a powerful full-bodied wine with fairly soft tannins which provide good structure.
Aged for three years in Slavonian oak casks with an additional two years in bottle
Once the grapes reach their ideal ripeness they are hand harvested with great care. Maceration lasts 20 days at approximately 82° to 84° F in stainless steel, followed by 20 days of fermentation with pump-over.
Food Pairing :
Roasted red meats and aged cheeses.
2010 92 pts James Suckling