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Barolo, Josetta Saffirio


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District Piemonte

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Grape variety

Nebbiolo 100% (Michet)

Production area

Comune of Monforte d’Alba – subappellation Castelletto. Soil type here is called ‘Elveziano’ and is best described as marine deposits that have been pushed upwards to today’s altitudes, showing traces of fossils from the Miocene, lime, clay and sand. Very rich in minerals and live lime

Vineyard trellacing

Low Guyot system on hills with good inclines (40-50%) with south-est exposure


45 hectolitres per hectare


Soft pressing of the hand-harvested grapes with destalking, followed by fermentation in temperature controlled tanks at 30/32 degrees C (86/88 F). The skins are macerated for 10 days and the wine is racked when fermentation has been completed


After malolactic fermentation in december, the wine is poured in barrels. It is decanted once a year and after 24 months is poured in cement tanks and bottled in the following spring

Sensory characteristics

Garnet-red in color with ruby reflections. An intense odour with clean scents of roses, vanilla, roasted hazelnuts, licorice, tobacco and cinnamon. Fruity clean scents with strawberry and mulberry flavour. A full, elegant and austere flavour with a good body and recurring olfactory sensations. The perfectly blended hints of fruits and wood are extremely appealing

Food matches

With its big structure, this wine is particulary adapted to main courses of red meats, braised dishes and game in general. An ideal accompainement for cheeses

Serving temperature

18 ºC


It is recommended that the bottle be laid down in a cool, airy place protected from all sources of light and far from noises and vibrations


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