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LA SPINETTA Langhe Nebbiolo Bottle
LA SPINETTA (Italy)

LA SPINETTA Langhe Nebbiolo


   
Denomination Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
Variety 100% Nebbiolo
Average production 36,000 bottles (11% of entire wine production)
Average yield per ha 2,500 bottles
Vinyeard  Starderi, Neive, grapes come from young vines only
Type of Soil  Calcareous
Average Age of Vines  5-7 years
Average altitude 270 m
Time of Harvest Beginning to middle of October
Cellar LA SPINETTA Campe, Grinzane Cavour
Vinification Details Fermentation of grapes for 7-8 days in rotofermenters at controlled temperature, malolactic fermentation in French oak
Aging Entirely in new, medium toasted French oak for 12 months
Bottling Transfer to stainless steal vats for 2 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 2 months
Specialties  No filtration and clarifying
Release 16 months after harvest
Winemaker's Comments  Color:        Defined, vibrant red
Bouquet:   Black plum, currant and black cherry, aromas of mint
Taste:        Warm with perfect tannins, great elegance, yet round with fine finish, delicious
Food Pairing Grilled and elaborate red meat and wild game
Evolution 15 years
Recommended
serving temperature
17-19 degrees Celsius