Francesco Rinaldi - Barolo 'Le Brunate' DOCG 2012

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This wine comes from the vineyards of “Le Brunate”. This area produces austere and intense wines which are full and well-balanced and offer a delicate, elegant bouquet.

Appellation: Barolo DOCG

Type:  red, dry

Varietal Blend: 100% Nebbiolo (Michet and Lampia)

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: ruby garnet red with slightly orange reflections after ageing Bouquet: ethereal, wide and embracing with scents of rose, violet and soft balmy notes. Taste: dry, austere, savoury and harmonic.Food Pairings: red and braised meat, game and aged cheeses. Suggested serving temperature:16° - 18°C

Vinyard Notes:
Production Area:  Barolo, La Morra(Cuneo) Vineyard: The Brunate vineyard is at 1,000 feet above sea level and is exposed to the south - east.  Only vineyards in the hills with suitable slopes and orientations are considered suitable for production, and the terrains must be primarily clayey-calcareous in character. 2,000 Hectares Planting Year:  from 1979 to 1981 Planting System: GuyotSoil: Clayey with a mix of blue marl, tuff and sand. This soil is also called Tortonian and it allows for great drainage. Harvest: Middle of October Yield: 3.5 tons per acre

Winemaking Notes:
Vinification: A prolonged fermentation of 25-30 days in stainless steel tanks and periodic pump-overs.  Aging: Three years in large neutral Slavonian oak barrels. It spends another year in the bottle.Total Production: 10,000 bottles






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