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La Spinetta Barbaresco Bordini

La Spinetta Barbaresco Bordini

Denomination                                    Barbaresco DOCG

Variety                                               100% Nebbiolo

Average yield per ha                        3,000 bottles

Average Age of Vines                       20-25 years

Vineyards                                           Bordini, Neive. Size: 4 hectares. South exposure, Neive is the most famous area for making Barbaresco. Average altitude 270 m. Type of soil: calcareous.

Time of Harvest                                 Beginning to middle of October

Cellar                                                  LA SPINETTA, Castagnole Lanze

Average production                          15,500 bottles (4% of entire production)

Vinification Details                            Alcoholic fermentation for 7-8 days in rotofermenters at controlled temperature, malolactic fermentation in oak

Aging                                                 In 50% new and 50% one year old, medium toasted French oak for 20 – 22 months. Evolution 20 to 25 years

Winemaker's Comments              

Color:                                                Typical light red color of Nebbiolo

Bouquet:                                           Floral and fruity, roses, violet, raspberry and mint

Taste:                                               An intrinsic minerality, with lingering hints of sage, entices with bright red fruit, fine tannins and stunning elegance, a thoroughly enjoyable Barbaresco

Food Pairing                                    Ideal with grilled food, sauced and roasted red meat and wild game