nebbiolo

Carlo Giacosa Langhe Nebbiolo ‘Maria Grazia’ | 2018

Importer Notes:  Unlike many Langhe Nebbiolo’s this a proper ‘Baby Barbaresco’.  It is grown specifically in the Ovello Cru of Barbaresco, but it only undergoes a brief aging, thus declassifying it from the Barbaresco DOCG.  However, it provides similar depth and nuance as the soil, exposure and altitude of Barbaresco are still present here.

Grapes:  100% Nebbiolo

Farming:  Organic

Vineyard:  Ovello Cru (1/2 hectare)

Vine Age:  25-35 years

Altitude:  220-260 MASL

Soil:  Clay & limestone

Winemaking:  Native yeast fermentation and a two week maceration in stainless steel.  9 months aging in large French oak (40hl) followed by one month in stainless steel for a light filtration.  Minimal So2 additions.

Production:  750 cases (9l)

Tasting Notes:  Fresh raspberry and currants.  Elegant and lively.

Pairings:  Aged cheeses and pasta.

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