Monferrato DOC (Nebbiolo) 2015 

Piemonte, italy

 

VARIETAL: 100% Nebbiolo

WINEMAKER: Piero and Federico Bussi  

VINEYARD: Continental climate with white calcareous, marl soils. Vines 25 years old. 

FARMING: Farmed organically; dry farmed; hand-harvested

WINEMAKING: Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts; no winemaking additives used; all movement done with gravity, no pipes or pumps; very lightly fined or filtered; sulfite levels 60 mg/L

AGING: 6 months in stainless steel vats; 6 months in bottle

TASTING NOTES: Deep ruby red color with rich, full aromas of fruit and cherry. Elegant and soft in the mouth with balanced structure. 

FOOD PAIRINGS: Red meats, roasts, game and mature cheese