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Barolo Riserva Sette 7 Anni, 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 strong on the palate

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BAROLO RISERVA SETTE 7 ANNI

Denomination

Barolo D.O.C.G.

Cru

Bussia, Pugnane and Panerole

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, Castiglione Falletto and Novello

Harvest

manual, with grape selection at the vineyard and before crushing

Harvest time

end 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 20-30 days, on which alcoholic fermentation takes place, punched down manually 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 (25hl capacity) for 84 months (7 years)

Ageing in bottle

12 months

Bottles produced

n. 3,000 of 0.75 L each, 200 magnum of 1.5 L each, 15 magnum of 3 L each, 5 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 Sette 7 Anni, Franco Conterno

Barolo Riserva Sette 7 Anni, 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 strong on the palate

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