Barolo D.O.C.G Vigna Rionda Ester Canale Rosso
Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Located in: Serralunga d'Alba – VignaRionda
Planted in: 1946
Training system: Guyot
Alcohol: 14,0% vol.
First year of production: 1994
Harvest time: middle of October.
The fermentation lasts some 25 days according to the vintage with daily pumping over of the wine mass with délestages at half of the period (fermentation in stainless steel tanks).
The aging is conducted in 16hl large barrels of Slavonian oak (from 18 to 36 months according to the vintage)
Perfumes: violet and roses, balsamic hints, wild berries jams, goudron, leather and truffle.
Taste: superb in taste and perfect development; generous, mouthfilling, soft and yet delivers an incredibly elegant tension. Intense fruit with a fully developed tannin grip and the finish is like a dream.
Pairings: Pidgeon braised in Barolo, Casserole Lamb, Blue Castelmagno.
(Service Temp.: 16°-18°C).