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|This classic styled Barolo is produced by
Piero Benevelli. Their 20 acre vineyard is located in Monforte
d’Alba in the heart of Barolo Langa southwest of Alba in
Tasting Notes: Bury your nose in your glass and draw in the aroma of this seductive wine. Roses, raspberries and dark berries add a wonderful backdrop to the soft tannins that give this wine its silky finish.
Classification: Barolo DOCG
Area of Production: Monforte d'Alba
Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Soil: Limey soil with loamy shale
Average Age of Vines: 15-20 years
Trellising System: Guyot
Spacing of Plants: 90 cm
Production per Acre: 2.45 tons
Vinification Technique: 20-25 days of total maceration; alcoholic fermentation followed by malolactic fermentation.
Maturation: Medium toasted oak barrels for 30 months; aged in bottle for 8 - 10 months.
Total Acidity: 6.0 g/l
Residual Sugar: 2.0 g/l
Total Cases Produced: 500