Barolo Cerequio 2005

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: garnet red colour with orange reflections; ethereal aroma with scents of violet and rose, with a slightly spicy finish; full, smooth, vanilla taste with a pleasant aftertaste of wild berries.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Alcohol: 13.99%
  • Sugar: <1g/lt
  • Total acidity: 6g/lt
  • Reduced extract: 27.3g/lt

QUALITY OF THE VINTAGE

  • VERY GOOD