Barolo Le Strette Wine DOCG
As at the outset
Back to the origins, when Barolo was made with Nebbiolo from different hills, with the intent to capture from each one a distinctive imprint to blend into a fine Piedmontese wine.
IN THE VINEYARDCommunes of Novello and Barolo, from Crù Bergera-Pezzole, Corini-Pallaretta and Bergeisa
Altitude: from 280 to 420m above sea level
Soil: various soils of calcareous base with different infiltrations of sand and clay, depending on the geographical location.
Planting density: 4,200 – 4,500 plants/hectare
Growing system: espalier with simple Guyot pruning
Year of implantation: from 1976 to 2014.
IN THE CELLARObtained from the pre-bottling blending of the Barolo wines of the three winery crù Bergera-Pezzole, Corini-Pallaretta and Bergeisa, in varying proportions depending on the year.
Soft pressing and destemming
Maceration of 22 – 35 days
Aging of the individual Barolo wines in small wooden barrels and in larger barrels for a total of 28-32 months, before blending and bottling.
In the most important years, Barolo Le Strette Riserva is produced, prolonging the aging in wood or bottle for two years.
IN THE GLASSRuby red color with garnet reflection
It is rich to the nose in various nuances, sometimes more oriented to small fruits, others to spices, others to floral and vegetable notes.
To the palate it is full-bodied and structured, nervous and elegant, fresh and austere.