Vintage 2017 Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC Sessantadi

Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC Sessantadi

Prestigious Piedmontese wine capable of expressing excellent qualities and continuing to do so over time.

Colour: brightish ruby red, taking on garnet nuances with the passing of the years.

Nose: fine and intense, with aromas of violets, wild berries and sweet spices.

Taste: warm and intense, with good body and just the right amount of tannins, smooth and well-balanced. Elegant and long.

Food pairings: great with cheeses and tasty main courses, red meat and game, at the end of a meal.

Basic Information

Product name: Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC Sessantadi
Cépage: nebbiolo
Appellation: Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC
Classification: DOC
Color: red
Type: still
Country/Region: Italy
Vintage: 2017
Alcool percentage: 14.00
Sugar rate: 0.9
Number of bottles produced: 4,000

Vineyard

% of Grape/Cépage: 100% nebbiolo
Soil: sandy – clayey
Exposure: southwest
Agricultural method: traditional
Year of plantation: 2000
Date of harvest: October
Type of harvest: manual in crates
Geolocation: Montà

Winemaking

Method: fermentation in steel tanks at a controlled temperature. Racking with soft pressing. Aging in oak and cerry barrels
Temperature: 20 °C
Lenght: 15 / 20 days
Malolactic: yes
Aging: in oak and cerry barrels
Age of barrels:
Wood type: 15 and 8 years old
Barrels type: 10 hl vat and barriques
Aging time in wood: 12 months
Minimum aging in bottle: 6 months

Bottle

Empty bottle weight: 400 g
Date of bottling: April 2019
Aging potential: 5 years
Cork size: 23*45 mm
Cork material: cork
Bottle type: bordolese newline
Number of bottles per box: 6
Box size: 33*19*26

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract [g/l]: 30.6
Total acidity [g/l of tartaric acid equivalent]: 6.03
Volatile acidity [g/l acetic acid equivalent]: 0.45
Total SO2[mg/l]: 80
Free SO2[mg/l]: