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Roero DOCG

Type of wine: still
Colour: red 
Region: Piedmont (Roero)
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo 
Oenologist: Lorenzo Quinterno 
Harvest: handpicked in October
Vinification: alcoholic fermentation in steel tanks at 28°-30° C, with 15 days’ maceration followed by both malolactic fermentation and then elevage in wood, with periodic decanting over the next 18 months.
Ageing: in wood for about 18 months and a further 12 months’ bottle-ageing; ageing potential easily reaches ten years.
Closure: Diam corks 
Volume: 75 cl 
Type of farming: conventional 
Tasting notes:  Ruby-red, flecked with garnet highlights; intensely ethereal nose with toasted sensations and small red fruit, liquorice and vanilla.
On the palate, dry, balanced, warm and enveloping; tannins are silky, not astringent. Roero DOCG Riserva is full-bodied with a long finish. Aftertaste is intense with retronasal sensations of fruit preserved in alcohol, violet and rose petal.
Pairings: excellent with roasts, game, braised meat and mature cheeses.

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