Barolo DOCG “Briccolina”

Bottle producer:

rivetto

 

Colour:

Red

Bottle size

75 cL

Grape varietal

100% Nebbiolo

Municipality

Serralunga d’Alba

Altitude

340 m

Exposure

West, South-West

Terrain

Extremely clayey and calcareous, with a strong marl presence at 2 meters deep. Sub-alkaline reaction soil.

Note

Briccolina is the pioneer vineyard for our biodynamic approach, introduced here in 2015.


In the vineyard

Scaled selection, carried out three times during the 45 days before the grape harvest. Manual harvest as late as possible.

In the cellar

Stalk and grape seeds removal/ pressing and maceration for 50/60 days on average, half of which with submerged-cap and the others with floating cap. No controlled temperature during the fermentation that occurs in special wood vat open at the top. Malolactic completed.

Yeast

Indigenous


Clarification

Gel bentonite

Ageing

36 months in 15 hl. oak barrels

In-bottle refinement

12 months minimum

Characteristics

Bright ruby red with orange reflexes, gentle bouquet of flowers and spices, at the palate is dry and elegant, sober, of good structure for long ageing, with delicate tannins.

Serving temperature

16° C

Pairings

Traditional bollito misto, civet rabbit, braised meat. Simply alone.
Region of origin

Product type

Denomination

Winery

Type of viticulture