Barolo "San Giovanni" DOCG 2018
best selection of single vineyard, with best exposition ( south-east ) located in monforte d’alba, mga san giovanni, the vineyards is the oldest of nebbiolo we own and we get little production from it, but strong concentration. typical character taste of barolo from monforte, with more masculine touch, without losing important fruits, elegance. long future. This single vineyard is very important because it is about 60 years old,; we select only the best grapes in line with the standards of Monforte village Barolo. intense ruby color with garnet reflection. Fresh and vigorous on the nose, supported by fruity and spicy aromas. Good balance between acidity, tannin and structure.
- Brand:Azienda Agricola Gianfranco Alessandria
- Commune/Village:Monforte d'Alba
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- How much so2 added:80mg/l
- Climate:The climate is cold and harsh in winter, usually with abundant snowfall. Warm summers with the possibility of rains and sometimes thunderstorms. In the last 5 -6 years climate changed a lot, and sometimes it seems more tropical one, with not so rigid temperatures in winter time and very hot and dry during summer.
- Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
- Soil:clay soils
- Vineyard Size:0.5ha
- Vine Age (year planted):1980
- Fermentation:pied de cuve / natural yeast / spontaneous fermentation / shot maceration on the skins in steel tank ( vertical one ), for about 12 days. temperature controlled around 28° - 30° degree.
- Elevage:malolatic in steel tank – aging in small french oak (225 lt) for 24 month, 40% new oak, the rest 2 – 3 passage.
- Winemaker Name:Vittoria Alessandria
- Finning & Filtration:None
- Producer Website:http://www.gianfrancoalessandria.com/
- Total Production:60 cases
- Sustainable Certificates:Fair'N Green Protocol FAIR’N GREEN means: Environmental protection and natural viticulture, Promoting biodiversity, Protection of natural resources, Fair wages and social commitment, Social responsibility, Preservation and promotion of the cultural landscape
- Sustainable Practice:No