Barolo Mosconi comes from grapes harvested from a group of vineyards covering an area of about 3 hectares. The vineyards of the Mosconi farmhouse are part of the large vineyards that make up the wine estate of the Bussia Soprana farm. As you descend from the road that leads from the church of San Giuseppe to the Mosconi farmhouse, there is a magnificent amphitheater of vineyards capable of producing grapes of the highest quality, Nebbiolo from Barolo, Barbera and Dolcetto. The vineyards of the Mosconi farmhouse are part of the large vineyards that make up the wine estate of the Bussia Soprana farm. The soil is composed of light gray calcareous Miocene marl, it is a frank and strongly alkaline soil. The altitude is 400 meters, the exposures are to the south, and the vineyards are very steep. The average age of the vineyards is about 60 years with a very narrow sixth that makes any mechanical processing difficult. The oldest vineyard is 75 years old, is made of Nebbiolo and is considered by us to be a wine heritage for the clone that gives the wine its color and acidity. The average production is 50/60 quintals per hectare. Aging: 30 quintals barrel for about 24 months.
Garnet red in color, intense and lively on the nose, with fruity notes of black cherry, raspberry, cherry, jam fruit, caramel and light spiciness. In the mouth it is full, soft, with mature and evolved tannins and a long persistence.
The 2011 vintage will be remembered by alternating weather patterns in the different seasons. A regular winter was followed by temperatures above the average for the month of April, favoring the advance of the vegetative restart by at least 2 weeks.
In the following months, the thermal trend alternated tendentially hot periods with milder temperatures. During the month of August, daily temperatures above 30 ° C were recorded, favoring the advance of the phenological phases of the plant.
Wine capable of evolving for many years.
Taste it at a temperature of 18 ° C. It goes well with dishes based on furred and feathered game, braised meats, aged cheeses and dishes with truffles.