Barolo Lazzarito 2005
Designation: estate-Bottled, Single-Vineyard Barolo DOCG
Region: Barolo, Piedmont
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Winemaking: the grapes are selected from the single vineyard Lazzarito in Serralunga, which has 4,500 plants by hectare that are 39 years old and low yields of 20 hl/ha (1.1 ton/acre). The grapes are harvested and gently pressed, their juice ferments for 18 days in stainless steel tanks at 28-34° C (82-93 F). Lazzarito vineyard is one of the most famous “crus” of Serralunga. It’s our most modern interpretation of Barolo
Aging: the wine is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels, followed by an additional 14 months in Slovenian oak casks. Unfiltered.
Description: deep garnet red in color. Richly rounded with a robust and velvety texture; intensely aromatic with hints of figs and plums. Elegant with soft and sweet tannins, followed by a long finish.
Food Pairings: game, red meats, aged cheeses
Alcohol: 14,38% Alc. by vol.
Total Acidity: 5,6 g/l
Total dry extract: 31,3 g/l
Bottles: 5.205 bottles – 150 magnum – 10 double magnum