It comes from Nebbiolo grapes harvested in Serralunga d'Alba, in the Parafada cru, with 1.13 hectares of land placed at 330 meters of average altitude on calcareous-marly soils with the presence of sand. The average age of the vines varies from 55 years, grown with traditional Guyot; the density per hectare is 5,000 plants / Ha. The yield is around 45 q / Ha, the grapes are harvested in the second half of October. In the cellar the wine is made with fermentation and maceration for 15-20 days at a temperature varying between 31 and 33 ° C, it is aged for 30 months in oak barrels for a total of years and then rests a year in the bottle before being put on the market.
It has a beautiful intense and bright garnet red color. The smell of wonder with aromas of red fruits and spices, with an elegant floral note. Austere, expressive and extremely mineral palate, developed on hints of clove and cinnamon. The tight tannins and the magnificent structure show a great capacity for aging. Persistent, elegant finish, on notes of small red fruits.
Wine capable of evolving well for many years
Tasting it at a temperature of 18 ° C, it goes wonderfully with refined red meat dishes: stewed or grilled meat, roasts and braised meats. If aged, it is also wonderful with mature cheeses.
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the terrain and the microclimate of this hill allow to obtain wines with an exceptional structure and power. Traditional vinification enhances the qualities of this cru, respecting its natural predisposition to long aging.