BAROLO DOCG "DEL COMUNE DI BAROLO"
What it means “del Comune di Barolo”?
The idea behind MGA (Menzione Geografica Aggiuntiva) is to allow wines to be deﬁned according to their exact place of origin, thereby adding the names of smaller, more personal zones within the Denomination. The Barolo zone includes 181 MGA (including 11 municipal) approved by the new Disciplinary Regulations of 2010. “del Comune di Barolo” is one of the 11 municipal MGA zones
Location: in Barolo, with south/south-westerly exposure, on the slope of the hill above the village and castle.
Position: we are at an altitude of 285 - 310 metres above sea level.
Soil: clay soil with marl and limestone with sandy veins
Grape variety: Nebbiolo, with vines over 10 years old. Manual harvesting with selection of the bunches.
Density: 4,400 vines per hectare
Viniﬁcation: destemming and crushing, maceration on skins for 10-14 days and temperature controlled fermentation, It matures in ﬁne grain oak cask, then in stainless steel tanks and, ater bottling, reﬁnes ﬁn the bottle. 38 months after harvesting it is ready to be released.
Color: ruby red colour infused with garnet highlights that develop with age
Bouquet: intense, ethereal bouquet of ripe fruit with notes of rose and blackberry, joined by liquorice and spices as the wine evolves
Flavor: structured and elegant with a spicy, mineral aftertaste
Serve at a temperature of 18°C pouring into large glasses (balloon). After being for a long time in a bottle it needs oxygen and it is better to swirl some times the wine in the glass while drinking. You will enjoy the fascinating evolution of perfumes and flavours.
Tajarin (fine tagliatelle) or plin (small Piedmont ravioli) with Alba White Truffle, red meats,
roasts, game and hard cheeses.