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Barolo DOCG Monvigliero

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Tasting Notes

100% Nebbiolo sourced from Verduno, in the cru vineyard of Monvigliero. Yields per hectare are 5,000/6,000kg obtained through cluster thinning. Sustainable practices are used in the vineyard, so strict attention is paid to the cultivation of their grapes: the winery is certified by “The Green Experience” for environmentally low impact practices. Aged in large oak barrels for 18-22 months, followed by a minimum of 6/8 months in bottle.

A very elegant Barolo, Monvigliero is bright ruby red and offers intense ripe fruit aromas and the traditional nebbiolo scents of dried violets, licorice and balsamic notes. A wine of great longevity, it is excellent with the of the Piedmontese tradition, braised beef, wild boar and truffle-based dishes.

2013 rated 95 WE

2014 rated 92 WE, 90 JS

2015 rated 94 JS

Winery

Pietro Rinaldi

Region

Piemonte

Varietal

100% Nebbiolo

Location of Vineyards

Verduno, sub-zone of Monvigliero

Orientation

South-West

Altitude

300mt asl

Type of Planting

Guyot. 4,500 vines per hectare.

Type of Cultivation

Sustainable Farming

Vinification

Harvest taked place roughly during the first half of October. Pressing, fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats between 26-30°C for about 10-12 days, until fermentation is completed. After several rackings and once malolactic is completed, the wine is transferred into oak barrels for ageing.

Aging

Aged in large oak barrels for 18-22 months, followed by a minimum of 6/8 months in bottle.

Alcohol Content

14.5%

Total Production

4,000 bottles

Oenologist

Beppe Caviola