Organic Sottimano Barbaresco Pajore’ DOCG
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Area: Piemonte/ Piedmont
Location: Comune di Treiso
Age of Vineyard: 50 – 60 – 70 anni
Size of Vineyard: 5000
Yield: 35 q.li/ha
Vineyards:This vineyard in the municipality of Treiso, with its light and compact soil, gives the wine a linearity and elegance of structure that has always been its main feature. The cru enjoys a higher altitude and exposure to winds, which help create an elegant and mineral Barbaresco with a typical spicy note, making it recognisable over time.
Vinification: TMeticulous selection of the best grapes in the vineyards and in the cellar is followed by spontaneous alcoholic fermentation using indigenous yeasts. After long maceration on skins (traditionally two months with submerged cap), the wine is racked into French barriques and large barrels where it completes malolactic fermentation. Neither filtration nor fining takes place at the time of bottling. A further year’s rest in the bottle allows the wine to fulfil its full expressive potential.
Tasting Notes: Spices and tobacco define the character of this Barbaresco, which has an olfactory expression characterised by menthol and liquorice notes. The palate returns a savoury and saline note, combined with nuances of cherry and mint. This wine has a generous structure, well-defined tannins and lingering fruity notes. The finish is balsamic and deep.
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