Barolo DOCG Vintage 2013

Tasting Notes

An elegant wine with a great personality, structured and harmonic. Garnet with orange hues.

The bouquet is complex, fruity when young and more spicy as it ages. In the mouth it is full, balanced, intense and persistent.

Aged in oak big barrels for 36 months.

The south-facing vineyard is in the borough of Serralunga d’Alba.

Basic Information

Product Name: Barolo DOCG
Cépage: nebbiolo
Appellation: Barolo
Classificaton: DOCG
Color: red
Type: still
Country/Region: Serralunga d’Alba – Piedmont
Vintage: 2013
Alcool percentage: 14,5 %
Sugar rate: 0,3 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 1500

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Technical Details

Winemaking

Method: the fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at regulated temperature 28°/30°C with frequent pumping over every day for period of 15-20 days and 10 days with submerged peel hat. After, the new wine, is then trasferred in oak barrels for Malolactic fermentation and aging where it remains for 36 months. There are no filtration processes and is ready for sell 1 year after bottling.
Temperature: 28/30° temperature controlled
Lenght: 30 days
Malolactic: in oak barrels
Aging: 36 mesi
Age of barrels: 6 years old
Wood type: big oak barrel with 1800 liter
Barrels type: Slavonia oak
Level of toast: no tosted
Percentage of new barrel: 0%
Aging time in wood: 36 mesi
Minimum aging in bottle: 1 year

Vineyard

% of Grape / Cépage: nebbiolo 100 %
Soil: calcareus – clay marl
Exposure: south
Agricultural method: Conventional
Year of plantation: 1999
Date of harvest: 01/10/2013
Type of harvest: manual in cases
Geolocation: 44°36’38°N – 7°59’29°E

Bottle

Empty bottle weight: 575 g
Date of bottling: 12/02/2017
Aging potential: 15 anni
Cork size: 26×45
Cork material: natural cork
Bottle type: Albeisa Traditional
Number of bottles per box: 6-12
Box size: 6 bot. 26x18x31 – 12 bott 26x32x34

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract: 28,7 g/l
Total acidity: 5,75 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
Volatile acidity: 0,82 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
Total SO2: 85 mg/l
Free SO2: 30 mg/l

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