BAROLO DOCG Marenco
The King of Wines, Marenco’s Barolo DOCG is a Barolo D.O.C.G. typical of the Novello hills, among the most suitable, in the heart of the Langhe, between the municipalities of Barolo, La Morra and Monforte d’Alba. Thanks to the typical soil of the area, which benefits from clayey marls rich in limestone, they express in the Nebbiolo vine and in the resulting Barolo wine, the power, body and structure typical of the best Barolos for aging.
The characteristics of Marenco’s Barolo DOCG – Barolo D.O.C.G.:
GRAPE VARIETIES: 100% Nebbiolo.
CULTIVATION OF THE VINEYARD: Low Guyot system on medium-slope hills with medium-textured clayey-calcareous soil.
YIELD PER HECTARE: about 50 quintals.
HARVEST PERIOD: 8/15 October.
VINIFICATION: Soft pressing and destemming. Controlled fermentation at 28/30° C in thermo-conditioned macerators with continuous movement of the crushed grapes for greater color extraction. Duration of fermentation about 12/14 days. Racking off after fermentation.
AGING: First racking after 20 days. Aging in new barriques for 18/24 months. Subsequent storage for 1 year in stainless steel and bottling.
ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS: Garnet red color with orange reflections, marked hints of spices, vanilla, leather and cinnamon. Warm, full-bodied and balanced flavour, moderately marked and elegant tannins.
GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS: It goes well with important meats, furred and feathered game, aged cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16° – 18° C
TECHNICAL DATA: Fitness 16964/2013 OF 12/18/2013; Alcohol 14.26% vol.; B.C. Total 7.20 g/l; Total SO2 53 mg/l
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