Barolo Villero 1998

BAROLO

VILLERO 1998

Name: Barolo Docg Villero

Variety: 100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard: in the territory of Castiglione Falletto; South; South/West exposure; clayey and calcareous soil with marls; depth on the marl 1 metre. The rootstock is Kober; age of vines 30 years; density of vines 4500/hectare.

Vinification: in red by crushing and destemming; fermentation in steel at controlled temperature for 10/15 days, successive skin submerged-cap maceration for 20/25 days. Racking in small wooden barrels for malolactic fermentation, then decanting and ageing in new small and second passage wooden barrels for two years. Afterwards, bottling and refinement in bottles for 1-2 years.

Description: fuller, mellower and richer than the previous one. More complete. Deeper. Very well balanced fruit. Persistent, discrete and multi-dimensional. Basically, a soft wine though quite intense.

CARATTERISTICHE TECNICHE

  • Alcohol: 13.8%
  • Sugar: 0.6g/lt
  • Total acidity: 5.6g/lt
  • Reduced extract: 29.6g/lt

QUALITY OF THE VINTAGE

  • EXCEPTIONAL