Nebbiolo di Alba - Monchiero

Varietal100%Nebbiolo                                            Elevation:  280 mt

Appellation:  D.O.C. Nebbiolo d’ Alba                          Production

Alcohol %: 13.5                                                        Acidity:  5.59  gr/l

Tasting Notes:
from  J.S…  Some light and fragrant notes with spiced cherries, fresh leather and herbal accents, leading to a palate that has a chalky core. Good depth and detail. Finishes with impressive cutting freshness. 

Aging: 
Aged for one year in large Slovenian oak barrels

Winemaking:
The grapes for this wine are grown in Scaparoni, across the river from the town of Alba and the Barbaresco DOCG. Vinification takes place in vertical stainless steel tanks. As soon as fermentation begins, a continual, timed pump-over process is started. Controlled temperature fermentation lasts approximately ten days

Food Pairing :   A very food-friendly wine. A great match for pasta and dishes made with rice. Ideal with meat entrées.

Accolades

2014    90pts  James Suckling

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