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LA SPINETTA Barbaresco Starderi Bottle
LA SPINETTA (Italy)

LA SPINETTA Barbaresco Starderi


   
Denomination Barbaresco DOCG
Variety 100% Nebbiolo
Average production 15,500 bottles (4% of entire wine production)
Average yield per ha 2,200 bottles
Vinyeard  Starderi, Neive
Type of Soil  Calcareous
Average Age of Vines  35-45 years
Average altitude 270 m
Vineyard Size  6.5 hectare
Special characteristics South exposure, Neive is the most famous area for making Barbaresco
Time of Harvest Beginning to middle of October
Cellar LA SPINETTA, Castagnole Lanze
Vinification Details Alcoholic fermentation for 7-8 days in rotofermenters at controlled temperature, malolactic fermentation in oak
Aging Entirely in new, medium toasted French oak for 20 - 22 months
Bottling Transfer to stainless steel vats for 3 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 12 months
Specialties  No filtration and clarifying
Release 3 years after harvest
Winemaker's Comments  Color:        Dense red
Bouquet:   Complex, with scents of blackberry, cherry, strawberry and sweet spices, licorice and chocolate
Taste:        Perfect balance with sweet tannins and long and intense finish
Food Pairing Ideal with grilled food, sauced and elaborate red meat and wild game
Evolution 25 to 30 years
Recommended
serving temperature
16-17 degrees Celsius