The Grappa di Nebbiolo da Barbaresco Ricü is made up of fermented marcs from Nebbiolo for Barbaresco wine. This amber color grappa is warm, outstandingly full and well balanced, with a rich and intense bouquet.
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 for distillation process: thanks to the high temperature, the alcohol and the other important substances present in the marcs are evaporated and concentrated. Then, the refining in oak barrels (barriques, 225 L) begins and lasts about 120 months. Eventually, the Grappa di Nebbiolo da Barbaresco Ricü is bottled and marketed.
ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILEColour: deep golden,amber yellow; Bouquet: wide and rich with notes which remind of spices, vanilla and toasting; Taste: rich, delicate, with great harmony and persistence.
FOOD PAIRINGS Perfect to be enjoyed at the end of a meal, to be paired with coffee and dark chocolate, for meditation. Serving temperature: 18 °C.
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