Cascina Ballarin

Barolo DOCG Cascina Ballarin

Elegant medium-full bodied red

Vineyard location: La Morra, Monforte d’Alba, Novello

Altitude: 250 metres a.s.l.

Exposure: south-east

Vine training technique: guyot

Age of vines: 15-60 years

Yield per hectare: 65 quintals of grapes/ha

Soil: limestone – blue marlstone

Harvest: October

Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks

Ageing: 26 months in wooden barrels

Further ageing: 8 months in the bottle

The wine is aged in large Slavonian oak barrels, French barriques and tonneaux.

Ruby red colour with orange reflections. This wine is gentle but with a good complex of intense flavours. A lovely floral spicy nose and a bright fruit acidity. Charming and extremely well made with the high alcohol completely integrated and balanced.

Vintage: 2012
Grape: 100% Nebbiolo
Region: Piemonte
Winemaker: Giorgio and Gianni Viberti
Alcohol (ABV): 14%

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