Barolo D.O.C.G. “Monvigliero” wine grows in the vineyards from one of the best area of Verduno, located in Barolo area at 200 to 300 ft. above sea level. Monvigliero can properly be considered the true “grand cru” of Verduno, and the finest example of the elegance.* The average age of the vines is 25 years old, and they are grown on a southern exposure in calcareous clay soils, at a density of about 5,000 plants per hectare. Taste: Elegant, dry, intense, robust but velvety and harmonic. This wine goes well with red meat, game and matured cheese. It is advised to drink it at a temperature of 18-20C, decanting it carefully.
Grape variety Nebbiolo 100%.
Maximum grape production 80 q./ha. = 6.933 bott. 0.75 l./ha
Ageing After harvesting, the grapes are pressed and the must is fermented in temperature-controlled steel tanks, after a short period in contact with dry ice, to increase complexity and aroma three years in French oak casks.
Colour garnet red with orange tinges.
Fragrance characteristic fragrance, ethereal, pleasant, intense.
Taste dry, full, robust, simple but velvety, harmonic.
Alcohol volume 13°
Acidity 5 ‰.
ComplementsRed meat and game, matured cheese
Durata anni 5-10
Serving temp 20° C.