Cascina Ballarin

Langhe Rosso DOC Ultimi Grappoli

Rich full bodied red

Vineyard of origin: La Morra

Plants per hectare: 5000

Altitude: 250 metres a.s.l.

Exposure: south-west

Vine training technique: guyot

Age of vines: 10-40 years

Yield per hectare: 50 quintals of grapes/ha

Soil: limestone – blue marlstone

 

Harvest: November

Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks

Ageing: 18 months in barriques

Further ageing: 12 months in the bottle

The bunches are left on the vine to overripe - “Ultimi Grappoli” in Italian means last clusters - giving a thick and powerful body.

Deep red colour, rich bouquet of plums, fruit of the forest, and fleshy, ripe cherries. Thick in the mouth, with delicate tannins backing a powerful body; wonderful finish. The bunches are left on the vine to overripe. 

Excellent with big dishes: red meat, mature and medium-mature cheeses. 

Vintage: 2012
Grape: 50% Nebbiolo - 50% Barbera
Region: Piemonte
Winemaker: Giorgio and Gianni Viberti
Alcohol (ABV): 14%

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