Barolo Lazzarito 2006
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 21 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 5 months in French oak barrels, followed by an additional 31 months in Slovenian oak casks. Unfiltered.
Description: deeep 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: 14,0% Alc. by vol.
Total Acidity: 5.84 g/l
Total dry extract: 30.7 g/l
Bottles: 5.472 bottles – 150 magnum