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Roero Riserva "S.Francesco"

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VINE & VINEYARD

Nebbiolo grapes of the oldest vines of the farm; the vineyard position is facing south/south-west, with steep slopes and elevated position and loam soil.

HARVEST & WINE-MAKING

Harvested manually at the end of October in small boxes; once removed the grape stalks, grapes ferment at a controlled temperature in stainless steel containers for 18-20 days.

RIPENING & REFINING

The wine ripens in 225l durmast barrels for 12 months. After this period another 24 months of refinement in 25 hl French durmast barrels. After being bottled the wine ages for several years in the bottle.

ORGANOLEPTIC FEATURES

Colour: deep ruby-red with a nice brick red hue with ageing
Nose: deep and wide with berries and tobacco hints followed by spicy notes of pepper and vanilla
Mouth: Elegant, austere and persisting taste with remarkable but sweet and velvety tannins, warm and encircling aftertaste

Serving Temperature

14° - 16° C

ALCOHOL CONTENT

~ 14,0 / 14,50 % vol.

ACIDITY

~ 5,5 / 6,0 gr/l

AGEING

~ 15 / 20 years

PAIRINGS

the noblest cuts of meat, game dishes, seasoned cheese and chocolate desserts.

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CAMPAGNA FINANZIATA AI SENSI DEL REGOLAMENTO CE N. 1308/13
CAMPAIGN FINANCED PURSUANT TO EEC REGULATION NUMBER 1308/13