The Grappa of Barbaresco Ricü is the distillate of the fermented marcs of Nebbiolo grapes coming from the vinification of the Barbaresco Ricü (44%vol). It is characterized by its amber color, its wide and rich perfume with hints of cherries, chocolate and vanilla. The Grappa of Barbaresco Ricü is full bodied yet delicate. It’s suitable to be drunk at the end of a meal, to be mateched with coffee or dark chocolate, or to be enjoyed during meditation.
VINEYARDPosition: Barbaresco municipality; Vineyard: Sorì Montaribaldi , Rio Sordo, Marcarini; Grape varietal: Nebbiolo; Altitude: 250 – 280 mt above the sea level; Exposure: south, south-west, east; Geological origin: S.Agata fossil marls – grey-blue marls (more and less sandy) with local sandy-conglomerated intercalations; Soil: fine and calcareous Typic Ustorthent, coming from the hillsides; Planting density: 4,200 vine stocks/ha; Growing method: trellis; Pruning method: Guyot.
VINIFICATIONAfter the alcoholic fermentation and the following racking, the wine is divided from the marcs. The marcs are brought to the distillery. Here comes the distillation process: thanks to the high temperature, the alcohol and the other important substances present in the marcs are evaporated and concentrated. Eventually, the Grappa of Dolcetto Nicolini is bottled and marketed.
ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILEColour: transparent white; Bouquet: elegant and intense with fruity hints; Taste: full, although soft and balanced.
FOOD PAIRINGSBecause of its structure it is perfect to be paired with coffee and enjoyed at the end of a meal. Serving temperature: 18 °C.
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