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GATTINARA DOCG

CESARE GATTINARA DOCG

Selection of Gattinara produced only in the best vintages with 100% Nebbiolo grapes, Cesare comes from the vineyards on the hills of ancient volcanic origin, with rocky terrain, rich in mineral salts of iron.
Careful selection harvest, intense and prolonged maceration and subsequent maturing in a particular type of tonneau, make Cesare a Gattinara ready to amaze noses and palates, for this reason the amount of added sulphites is reduced to a minimum. The color is red garnet, the nose develops floral scents of violets
and then open up with notes of plum and cherry liqueur. Taste dry and elegant tannins well casted, abundant but balanced and pleasant, large and ripe fruity, warm, fresh and tasty final contrail.
Production Vintage 2011: 636 numbered bottles, 15 numbered magnum.

GATTINARA DOCG

Vineyard Location
Valferana (Gattinara)

Vine Variety
Nebbiolo 100%

Cultivation system
Guyot cultivation method, grassing, limited organic fertilization.

Production Parameters
Maximum yield 4.000 Kg/ha
Low density of buds
Limited yield per vine
Pruning
Late harvest
Harvest selection
Intense and prolonged maceration
Fermentation in wood vats at controlled temperature
Refining in tonneau of second or third passage
Very low sulfidation
Bottling without filtration
Wine produced only in the best vintages

Analytical Parameters
Natural min. alcohol content 14% vol.

Organoleptic Characteristic
Red garnet colour, it starts with a floral scents of dry violets to open up to notes of plum jam and cherry liqueur. Elegant taste with well cast and abundant tannins, balanced and pleasant, large warm and ripe fruity sensations, fresh and tasty wake final..

Aging Period
10 years and longer

Serving Temperature
18° C

Suggestions
Red meats, well-ripened cheeses and cured meats, but it can impress in daring combinations with dishes of grilled fish.