Riesling Langhe DOC
IN THE VINEYARD: Varieties : 100% Riesling
In Alba vines planted in 1987, in Barbaresco in 2009
Exposure : in Alba West-Northwest, in Barbaresco West
Altitude : in Alba around 350 meters, in Barbaresco 240 meters
Vines per hectare : approximately 4,000
Wine yield per hectare : about 5,000
Harvest time : September 10th-25th
CELLAR: Hand-picked, immediately soft-crushed, settled at 8°/10° C for 24
hours. After racking, alcoholic fermentation is at a temperature of
20°/22° C. in stainless steel. The wine is left on the lees for a few
months, previous to being naturally cooled in winter, and bottled in the spring.
Alcohol : 12-13% by vol. ; Total acidity : 7-8 gr./l. ; Dry extract : 18-20 gr./l.
The colour is straw yellow with greenish highlights and the s
bouquet suggests aromas of mountain flowers, with a penetrating and
well-sustained mineral and full citrus flavour. The acid tanginess,
complexity, fullness and length strike the palate.
Possibility of positive ageing over time.
Serve as an aperitif or with fish hors d’oeuvres.
Serving temperature: 9-11°C – serve in glass of medium capacity (tulip shape)Region Piemonte
Grapes Used: Riesling 100%