Crissante Alessandria BAROLO, Galina Vineyard, DOCG (2010)



Type Wine — Still — Red
Region Piedmont, Italy
Grape Nebbiolo
Appellation Barolo
Size 750 mL × 6

Vineyards Location: “Galina“ area (south of La Morra Hill)
Soil: limestone soil with fine sand
Vineyards surface area: about 0,8 ha.
Altitude: 280-300 m. slm
Exposure: south
Vineyards age: 1950
Total production: about 5500 bottles
Vinification: about 2 weeks of maceration in stainless tank at 28 degree temperature control; “Follatura manuale” and remontage process 4 times for day for the first 5 days until the end of pressing process.
Fining: in French oak barrels(tonneaux) of 7q for 24 months. Bottling between august of the third year after the harvest. Then fining in bottle.
Tasting notes: intense garnet red. Intense and elegant nose with hints of ripe fruits, apricot and blackberries. Delicate vanilla nuances and liquorice. Full bodies, warm and well balanced with soft tannins. Meditation wine, delicious already, lasts long time.