Vineyard and wines

GATTINARA DOCG

GATTINARA RISERVA DOCG

‘Riserva’ version of the Gattinara DOCG, high expression of its terroir; it is refined in our cellar for at least five years of which at least three in wood. Deep garnet colour tending to orange, fine perfume of violets, ripe fruit, apple rust and liquorice, which rest on the rocky granite matrix that generated them; ample taste, dry and harmonious.

GATTINARA DOCG

Vineyard Location
Valferana, Luccineglio (Gattinara)

Vine Variety
Nebbiolo 100% (Lampia, Michet, Rosè)

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

Production Parameters
Maximum yield 5.500 Kg/ha
Low density of buds
Limited yield per vine
Pruning
Harvest selection
Intense, prolonged and exhausting maceration
Fermentation in wood vats at controlled temperature
Rational use of refining wood for at least 36 months

Analytical Parameters
Natural min. alcohol content 13% vol.

Organoleptic Characteristic
Deep garnet with orange undertones, delicate violet bouquet, ripe fruit, russet and liquorice that rests on the stony, granitic matrix where it was generated; ample and dry taste, harmonious.

Aging Period
10 – 15 years and longer

Serving Temperature
18° C

Suggestions
Serve with important meat dishes and suitable side dishes.