Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Area of origin: Municipalities of Diano d’Alba, Vezza d’Alba – Purchase of grapes
Crus: Rivetti – Diano d’Alba and Valmaggiore – Vezza d’Alba.
Total vineyard surface: 2.55 ha
Exposure: South / South-East
Soil: Tortoniano soil rich in silt and sand.
Plants per hectare: from 3800 to 5000.
Vine training system: Guyot with 7-8 buds.
Harvest: By hand into crates of approx. 20 kg.
Average production: 65 hl. per hectare
Vinification: in stainless steel tanks at 28°C for 20 days
Ageing: in Slavonian oak barrels for 6-7 months
Colour: ruby red with subtle orange highlights.
Bouquet: violet, cherry, raspberry, strawberry and spices
Palate: full, harmonious and refined
Pairing: medium-mature cheeses, roasts, game, duck, roast tomatoes and mushroom dishes.
Serving temperature: 18-20°C
Alcohol content: 13.5 – 14 % vol
Bottles per year: 8000-10000
Bottle sizes: 75 cl.