Denomination: Piedmont Pinot Noir
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Altitude: 250 – 400 mt above sea level
Terroir: calcareous – marne
Age of the vineyards: 6-60 years
Training system: Guyot
Density: 5200 plants per hectare
Production per hectare: 60 quintals
Grape to wine yield: 65%
Alcoholic fermentation: stainless steel at 23-25° C
Malolactic fermentation: completely done in oak
Maturation: 15-18 months in Tonneaux or large casks, then in the bottle for 6 months
Color: Brilliant ruby red tending to garnet reflections upon aging.
Bouquet: hints of enticing mature small wild red
berry fruits like cherry, bitter cherry, floral notes of rose hips and spices upon opening like vanilla and intense licorice.
Flavor: warm and harmonious, soft sensations due to elegant but decisive tannins. Good structure and persistence predict a fascinating evolution of the wine.
Alcohol content: 13,50% vol.
Total acidity: 5,10 g/lt.
Dry extract: 25 g/lt.
Serving temperature: 16-18°C after having opened the bottle a few hours earlier.
Food Pairings: it goes well with first and second light and moderately structured dishes, Excellent with fresh and medium mature cheeses.
Winemaker: Riccardo Cotarella