Barolo DOCG Bussia
Elegant medium-full bodied red
The grapes come from the vineyards in Monforte d'Alba (Bussia).
Altitude: 250 metres a.s.l.
Vine training technique: guyot
Age of vines: 30 years
Yield per hectare: 55 quintals of grapes/ha
Soil: clay - limestone
The grapes are grown in the Bussia area of Monforte d’Alba where a calcareous, poor soil gives wines with great structure and intense aromas.The Bussia is one the most famous sub-denominations “Cru” of Barolo.
Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks
Ageing: 26 months in French oak barriques
Further ageing: 8 months in the bottle
Aromas of oak, prune, espresso and a whiff of nail polish remover lead the nose. The tightly wound palate offers baked plum, black cherry marinated in spirits and a confectionary note alongside assertive, mouth-puckering tannins. 88 POINTS Wine Enthusiast.
Grape: 100% Nebbiolo
Winemaker: Giorgio and Gianni Viberti
Alcohol (ABV): 14%