• Barolo Ravera D.O.C.G.

    Organic wine

    2017

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    PRODUCTION ZONE

    These grapes come from the vineyard Ravera in Novello at a height 360 mt above sea level, the soil is marl - calcareous with a tendency to clayey, with a good permeability. The vineyard has a very good South exposure.  

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    TRAINING SYSTEM AND VINEYARDS

    The vineyard is composed of Nebbiolo (Michet, Lampia and Rosè) with Italian cloning material. The training system is Guyot with 4.700 plants per hectare.  

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    TECHNOLOGICAL MENTIONS

    The wine making process is in the traditional way, where for 25 days “rimontaggi and follatura” take place i.e. the must is pumped over the cap several times a day to avoid drying out, and also the cap is mechanically broken up. This happens at a temperature of 30 °C to optimize extraction. The wine is then drawn off, and left in steel vats for 2 months, then is matured in oak casks for 30 months. Then up to today the wine is kept in the bottle in our underground cellar where there is a constant temperature of 16°C.  

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    SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS

    A ruby red colour with amaranth reflexes, an evident perception of good fruit appeals to the nose. Hints of spices and roses. Full body, fine tannins and a delicious finish. In this Barolo you can appreciate the elegance of the nebbiolo from Novello and the powerful from the 2017 vintage. Lovely now and still to 2045.  

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    PAIRINGS

    Exceptional with game, red meats in general, braised and roasted. Excellent meditation wine. After a few years of aging, the combination with black chocolate and cocoa-based sweets is very interesting.  

    SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20° C