Barolo Gramolere DOCG

Gramolere is a cru in the municipality of Monforte d’Alba, situated between Gavarini and Bussia.

Its structure and character are considered synonymous with the Barolo of Monforte. Alongside these characteristics, the wine from this particular hillside expresses delicate scents of aromatic herbs that blend with classic and complex notes of leather and liquorice.

Technical Datasheet

Municipality: Monforte d’Alba

Grape variety: Nebbiolo

Vineyards, Exposure and Altitude: Gramolere (South – South/West, 350-450 metres)

Average age of vines: about 30 years.

Total area: about 2 hectares

Soil: slightly sandy limestone

Harvest Period and Method: by hand, in October

Vine training and Density of plants: Guyot; about 4,200 vines per hectare

Fermentation and Maceration: 22 – 30 days in stainless steel tanks at a constant temperature of 28 – 30 °C (82,4 – 86 °F)

Ageing and Fining: 3 years in 20 – 40 hectoliters 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: 15 – 35 years

First year of production: 2001

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