Langhe Rosso D.O.C.
From Piedmont’s dialect meaning “4 Friends”, four varietals create a unique, great blend. A joyous reference to four friends animating a beautiful meal.
DENOMIMAZIONE DI ORIGINE CONTROLLATA
Its bouquet is fruity with notes of capsicums, offering a warm, intense and persistent taste. Ideal serving temperature is 18°-20°C. Also very good at 16°-17°C. To fully appreciate the ample aromas serve in large bowled crystal stemware, swirling the wine around the glass before enjoying it. This wine is perfect for a sophisticated dining table. It is excellent with savory pasta dishes, roasted meats and venison, or typical aged cheeses.
This wine is a statement to the harmony and balance of different local varietals, coming together like four old friends, to create a great wine.
COLOR: Intense ruby red with prune highlights
GRAPE: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, plus a blend of Barbera, Nebbiolo da Barbaresco and Syrah
VINEYARD: Hills of Serra Capelli and San Cristoforo in Neive
EXPOSURE: South and South-West
YIELD PER HL/HA: About 90 qt/hectare
HARVEST: Manual, at the beginning of October
CELLAR TEMPERATURE: 14°–18°C constant
VINIFICATION: After de-stalking and delicately pressing the grapes, the obtained limpid must is fermented in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 26°-30°C. for 8-10 days. After fermenting each grape individually, the wines are assembled and start the agina process in 225 and 500 liter oak barriques for about 12-15 months. Finally, it is bottled and left to mature for additional 6 months, capturing all the notes distinctive of this wine.