Barolo Rocche di Castiglione Falletto - Monchiero
Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo Elevation:
Appellation: D.O.C. Barolo Production:
Alcohol %: 14.4 Acidity: gr/l
Aromas of scorched earth, overripe black-skinned fruit and a whiff of game lead the nose. The palate is fresher, offering fleshy black cherry, crushed raspberry, dark cooking spices and a hint of menthol. Firm, fine-grained tannins provide support, while a tobacco note signals the close.
Aged for 2 years in Slavonian oak casks with an additional 1 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.