Barbaresco DOCG “SAN CRISTOFORO”
Wine Denomination: Barbaresco DOCG.
Area of production: Neive (CN), Piemonte.
Cru: San Cristoforo.
Type of soil: calcareous clay with blue marl.
Solar exposure: South-West.
Altitude: 320-350 m.
Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo estate produced.
Vineyard age: 20 years.
Yield: 70 q/ha.
Number of bottles: 2000.
Alcohol content: 14% in volume.
Winemaking: traditional, with long maceration of the skins (2-3 weeks).
Ageing: 2 years and a half of ageing in oak casks, the first in barriques and then in barrel, followed by a minimum ageing of six months in the bottle before the release.
Color: ruby red with soft orange reflexes.
Nose: ample, fine and spicy, with notes of tobacco, licorice, vanilla and violet.
Taste: full, harmonious with a slightly dry finish.
Best with: pasta with truffles, red meats, wild game, cheeses.
Service temperature: 18-20°C.