Langhe Rosso DOC Ultimi Grappoli
Rich full bodied red
Vineyard of origin: La Morra
Plants per hectare: 5000
Altitude: 250 metres a.s.l.
Vine training technique: guyot
Age of vines: 10-40 years
Yield per hectare: 50 quintals of grapes/ha
Soil: limestone – blue marlstone
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.
Grape: 50% Nebbiolo - 50% Barbera
Winemaker: Giorgio and Gianni Viberti
Alcohol (ABV): 14%