Barolo Cerequio 2004

BAROLO CEREQUIO

2004

Name: Barolo Docg Cerequio

Variety: 100% nebbiolo

Vineyard: In the territory of Barolo; with an East-South/East exposure. In the clayey-calcareous soil, with sand veins, the absence of marls is counterbalanced by portions of rock; soil depth on the rock 1/1.5 metres. Density of vines 4300/hectare; the rootstock is Kober /SO4; age of vines approximately 25 years.

Vinification: in red by crushing and destemming; fermentation in steel at controlled temperature for 10/12 days, successive skin submerged-cap maceration for 15/20 days. Racking in small wooden barrels for malolactic fermentation, then decanting and ageing in new small and second/third passage wooden barrels for two years. Afterwards, bottling and refinement in bottles for one year.

Description: bright red colour with garnet red reflections and some orange shades; subtle but intense aroma, reminding of wilted roses, spicy; elegant taste, long lasting, sweet tannins with a scent of liquorice; enveloping and harmonious, making this product a top class wine.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Alcohol: 13.96%
  • Sugar: 1.2g/lt
  • Total acidity: 6.1g/lt
  • Reduced extract: 27.1g/lt

QUALITY OF THE VINTAGE

  • EXCEPTIONAL