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  • Crissante Alessandria Barolo – Capalot Vineyard DOCG (2007)

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    Wine Details

    Red Grape Variety: Nebbiolo 100%
    Vineyard Location: “Capalot” area (south of La Morra hill)
    Soil: limestone soil with fine sand
    Vineyard surface area: about 0.5 ha.
    Altitude: 300-330 m. asl
    Exposure: south/east
    Vineyard age: 1951
    Total production: about 4000 bottles
    Vinification: about 2 weeks of maceration in stainless steel tank at controlled temperature of 28°C; Manual punching down and pumping over 4 times for day for the first 5 days until the end of the maceration process.
    Ageing: 50% in French oak barriques (1/3 of which is new) and 50% in large Slavonia oak barrels for 24 months. Bottling in August of the third year after the harvest, then 9 months of bottle ageing.
    Tasting notes: intense garnet red. Fascinating aromas of red fruits, blackberries and plum, elegant notes of vanilla and a hint of mint follow
    through to a full body, with noble tannins and an excellent finish. Aftertaste of fruit, vanilla and leather. Meditation wine, delicious now but can age well past 18-20 years.

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