Barolo Lazzarito 2016
Designation: Barolo D.O.C.G
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Winemaking: The grapes are selected from the single vineyard Lazzarito in Serralunga d’Alba, planted with roughly 4500 units per hectare. The vines have an average age of 37 years. The 2-hectare vineyard has a south-west exposure and a clay-limestone soil. Grapes are gently crushed and fermented for 4 weeks in stainless steel tank with skin contact. This time includes pre- and post- fermentative maceration with the traditional method of submerged cap. Malolactic is done in oak.
Aging: The wine is aged for approximately 30 months between French oak barriques and Slovenian oak casks
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, cheese