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Barolo D.O.C.G. Riserva Serra del Cerro

Barolo D.O.C.G. Riserva Serra del Cerro

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Colour garnet with orange shading. Flavour intense and pervasive smell of cherry and ripe plum. Spiced with tobacco, humus and liquorice notes. Taste warm, smooth, rich with long and persistent ending.

GRAPES AND VINEYARD NOTES
Variety: Nebbiolo 100%
Training system: guyot pruning system. 
Year of Planting: 1980 
Altitude: 380m ASL
Orientation: South/South-West 
Soil:  rich in lime and clay, grey-bluish marl. 
Harvest: beginning of October.

PRODUCTION AREA
La Morra.

VINIFICATION AND AGEING
Grapes are manually harvested.
10/15 days maceration with skins at controlled temperature with frequent must pumping for ideal extraction of phenol content.
4-year min. ageing in large oak barrels and 12-month min. ageing in bottles.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS
Colour: garnet with orange shading.
Flavour: intense and pervasive smell of cherry and ripe plum. Spiced with tobacco, humus and liquorice notes.
Taste: warm, smooth, rich with long and persistent ending.
Alcoholic content: 14% Vol.
Total acid content: 5,35 g/l.
Residual sugar: 0,3 g/l.
Dry extract: 33 g/l.

FOOD MATCHING AND SERVICE NOTE
Perfect with roasted meat, meat stewed with wine, game and wildfowl, mature cheese. To pour in large glasses. 

AWARDS
Harvest 2010: 89/100 grading awarded by Andreas Larsson, “Best Sommelier worldwide in 2007”.
Harvest 2008: 92/100 grading awarded by Internationa WineReport.

 

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