Barolo del Comune di Verduno DOCG

This Barolo is distinguished by the “spicy elegance” that is the territorial hallmark of the wines of Verduno. It is produced according to the traditional practice of blending grapes from several vineyards; in this case five: Pisapola, Riva Rocca, Campasso, Rocche dell’Olmo and Boscatto.

Technical Datasheet

Municipality: Verduno

Grape variety: Nebbiolo

Vineyards, Exposure and Altitude: Pisapola (South/East, 280-350 metres), Campasso (East, 250-350 metres), Riva Rocca (South/East, 270-340 metres), Boscatto (East, 250-370 metres), Rocche dell’Olmo (East, 310-360 metres)

Average age: about 25 years

Total area: around 4 hectares

Soil: calcareous slimy limestone

Harvest period and method: by hand, in October

Vine training and Density of plants: Guyot; 4,500 vines per hectare

Fermentation and Maceration: 25-30 days in tanks at a constant temperature of 26 – 28 °C (78,8 – 82,4 °F)

Ageing and Fining:  about 3 years in 20 – 40 hectolitre Slavonian and French oak casks. 2 months in stainless steel tanks and at least 6 months in horizontally laid bottles

Bottling period: at the beginning of the 4th year after the harvest

Longevity: 7 – 14 years

First year of production Barolo: 1860

First year of production Barolo “del commune di Verduno”: 2017