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Rizzi Barbaresco Rizzi 2015 750ml

 Vineyard Profile

The Barbaresco wine is produced from Nebbiolo grapes harvest in the Crü Rizzi.  The Rizzi Cru is extensive, so it is no surprise that within it, there are substantial variations for characteristic of the soil, exposure and altitude.  It’s for this that our Barbaresco is so particular, and the Rizzi hill is incontestably one of the most famous in the Langhe area.

Harvest:  the grapes are handpicked usually the first week of October (with small variation depending on the weather)

Fermentation and Maceration:  in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures, not exceeding values of 30°C, for a period of 25-35 days

Malolactic Fermentation:  following the alcoholic fermentation, the wine is racked and undergoes a malolactic fermentation, which normally lasts a month

Ageing:  for the Barbaresco aging is provided for about 12-15 months in oak barrles, then into concrete tanks for 8 months and then ion bottle before the selling, 3 years after the harvest

Winemaker's Notes

Barbaresco garnet in color with orange reflections typical of Nebbiolo

The nose has a fragrant and crisp aroma, with hints of red fruits and flavors of berries, and herbs, with floral and spicy notes

On the palate shows a great texture and tannic structure, with a nice sweetness, delicacy, elegance, great balance and fine tannins and long finish, fruit and nervous

Serving Suggestions:  Pasta with game sauces, roast and braised meats, stewed game, wild boar stew, roast and mature cheeses such as Pecorino and Parmigiano Reggiano

Serving Temperature:  8-10°C

Wine Summary

Made from Nebbiolo grapes; vine age – planted 1967-2004

Grown on soils of white marl clayey- calcareous, alternated by sand

Fermented in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures for a period of 25-35 days

Aged in oak barrels (50Hl) for 12-15 months and then in concrete tanks for 8 months

Bottled and released 3 years after the harvest.

Producer Rizzi

Category Wine - Still - Red

Grape Nebbiolo

Geography Piedmont, Italy

Appellation Barbaresco

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