Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Age of vineyards: planted in the 1980s
Vine training system: Guyot
Vinification: the vinification of Rocche dell’Annunziata underwent a maceration with the skins in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature for 20 days. During this period there was a delicate extraction accompanied by daily pumping over. After racking, the malolactic fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks. Afterwards, the wine was placed in barrique, 30% new and 70% second and third passage, where it rested for a total of 24 months. After decanting in stainless steel tanks, the wine was bottled for additional aging of over two and a half years.
Color: intense ruby red with garnet hues
Aroma: penetrating, captivating, and highly aromatic with classic notes of red fruit and hints of freshly cut flowers, hay, and sweet spices
Flavor: austere and noble, with great vigor, fullness, savoriness, and minerality. The excellent terroir and particular microclimate create a unique complexity.
Serving temperature: 16°-18°C. It is particularly enjoyable to appreciate the evolution of its aromas as the wine slowly warms in the glass.
Evolution: decidedly austere, its smoother and sweeter notes growin time to lend this wine incredible complexity, drinkability, and certainly great longevity.
Also available in magnum format