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Barolo Riserva Bussia, Franco Conterno

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Brilliant grenade red in colour with soft orange notes, it is rich and complex on the nose with floral hints enhanced by traditionally new wood. Rich, sweet, thick, tannic, rough and firm on the palate

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District Piemonte

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BAROLO RISERVA BUSSIA

Denomination

Barolo D.O.C.G.

Cru

Bussia

Solar exposure

South/South-West

Composition of the soil

very steep, plastic, hardly workable and rich in clay

Grape variety

Nebbiolo Michet and Nebbiolo Lampia

Production area

Monforte d’Alba

Harvest

manual, with grape selection at the vineyard

Harvest time

middle of October

Grapes per hectare

5,000

Vinification

in red, with skin maceration in wood vat

Fermentation time

must and skins are kept in contact for 20 days, on which alcoholic fermentation takes place, punched down daily and finally racked

Fermentation temperature

variables with peaks of 32°C

Ageing in cellar

the new wine is kept from 3 to 5 months in steel tanks and undergoes malolactic fermentation; it is decanted several times, and finally aged in French oak barrels (45/50hl capacity) for 48 months

Ageing in bottle

12 months

Bottles produced

n. 7,000 of 0.75 L each, 500 magnum of 1.5 L each, 40 magnum of 3 L each, 10 magnum of 5 L each

Food pairing

braised beef, red meat, shank, duck, long seasoned cheese

Serving temperature

16° - 18°

Alcohol content

range from 14 to 15% Alc/Vol depending on the vintage

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Barolo Riserva Bussia, Franco Conterno

Barolo Riserva Bussia, Franco Conterno

Brilliant grenade red in colour with soft orange notes, it is rich and complex on the nose with floral hints enhanced by traditionally new wood. Rich, sweet, thick, tannic, rough and firm on the palate

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