NEBBIOLO D ALBA D.O.C. RIVERE
The Nebbiolo grape reach its maturity in October, when in the fall, often after the middle of the month the vineyards are covered by fog.
Medium-high hillside (300-400 m asl) with south exposure. Soil is composed of clayey-calcareous sedimentary marl.
District of Castagnito village.
The grapes harvest is made by hand in the first/second ten days of October.
The fermentation is traditional, carried out for an average of 10-15 days in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature with floating cap and frequent pumping over of the must to optimize the extraction of the polyphenolic substances.
2 years in large oak barrels from Slavonia and 6 months in the bottle.
Brilliant ruby red colour with varying intensity.
Intense bouquet with flowers and wild fruit, slightly spicy.
Well balance and harmony on the palate, full-bodied with noble elegance. Soft and pleasant tannins.
Nice feeling on the palate. Long finish with pleasant almondy aftertaste.
Excellent with main courses meat based, mature cheese. Serving Temperature: 18°-20° C.