BAROLO SARMASSA DOCG 2012 BREZZA

Barolo "Sarmassa" 2014 - Az.Agr. Brezza

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The wines produced by this vineyard are of higher quality in dry years: in fact, the greater percentage of clay and silt ensures greater water retention, with consequent less stress on the part of the vines that have their home in this land.

WINE DESCRIPTION

This Barolo comes from Nebbiolo grapes grown in the Sarmassa vineyard in Barolo, consisting of 26.3% sand, silt for 43.2%, and 30.5% clay; the exposure of the vines is south-west and the altitude is 300 meters above sea level. In the vineyard the counter-espalier is used as a training method with Guyot potatuta, the plant density is 3,700 vines / ha with 1,0 m x 2,7 m. The vinification and aging system is traditional, with long macerations and the use of large barrels. The company adopts the agriculture typology in a certified organic regime.

AGING CAPACITY

Wine capable of evolving and growing for many years.

SMALL TIPS

Taste it at a temperature of 16 ° -18 ° C combined with a braised capon.

TASTING NOTES

It has a splendid ruby red color with a garnet-tinged nail. The nose has floral notes of violet, fruity flavors of cherry and plum jam, tertiary hints of mint and licorice. The taste is elegant and structured, full, fragrant and vibrant, with tannins still energetic but being integrated. The persistence is long and balsamic.

SARMASSA VINEYARDS - MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SOIL

The land of this vineyard, like the whole part of the Municipality of Barolo bordering the Municipality of La Morra, is mainly constituted by the MARNE DI SANT'AGATA FOSSILI (TOV). The wines produced are of higher quality in the dry years, in fact the greater percentage of clay and silt ensures greater water retention with consequent lesser stress on the part of the vines that live in this area. Another label not always marketed by the company is the one produced by the particle formerly known as Bricco, which despite being vinified separately before bottling is compared to the other particles belonging to the same vineyard with tastings involving wine lovers and technicians from whom result it will be decided whether to sell them separately or under the sole denomination Sarmassa.

Data sheet

Winery
Brezza
Denomination
Barolo DOCG Sarmassa
Variety
100% Nebbiolo
Nation
Italy
Production area
Barolo (CN)
Region
Piedmont
Year
2014
Gradation
15% vol.
Bottle
75 cl
In Vineyard
Certified Organic Agriculture
Vinification
Alcoholic fermentation lasts about 7-8 days with temperatures that never exceed 26 ° C. Maceration for 20 days then malolactic at 18 ° C
Yeast
Indigenous
Aging
Already ready for consumption, elegant and noble, Barolo Sarmassa DOCG, matures for at least two years in barrels of thirty hectoliters, and reveals itself as refined and rich on the nose, as powerful and structured on the palate
Match with
Meats
Typology
Red
Serving Temperature
Temperatura 16-18°C.
Premi
92/100 Wine Enthusiast, 91/100 Cellar Tracker, 16,5/20 Jancis Robinson
Ideal consumption
Da 2018 a 2030
Our judgment
92/100 Very Big Wine

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