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imageLA SPINETTA Barolo Campe Bottle
LA SPINETTA Barolo Campe Bottle
LA SPINETTA (Italy)

LA SPINETTA Barolo Campe


   
Denomination Barolo DOCG
Variety 100% Nebbiolo
Average production 20,000 bottles (4% of the entire wine production)
Average yield per ha 2,500 bottles
Vinyeard  Campe, Grinzane Cavour
Type of Soil  Calcareous
Average Age of Vines  35-45 years
Average altitude 280 m
Vineyard Size  8 hectare (20 acres)
Special characteristics South exposure, embracing the Campe winery
Time of Harvest Beginning to middle of October
Cellar LA SPINETTA, Campe, Grinzane Cavour
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 24 months
Bottling Transfer to stainless steel vats for 9 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 12 months
Specialties  No filtration and clarifying
Release 4 years after harvest
Winemaker's Comments  Color:        Intense vibrant ruby red
Bouquet:   Bouquet: warm and rich with the elegance of Nebbiolo, scents of ripe
red fruits and spices, well balanced wood
Taste:        Round, distinct, powerful, but with a long, fine fruit 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