The Nebbiolo grapes for this wine come from younger vines, grown in Bruno Rocca’s own vineyards in Neive, Cru San Cristoforo, Marcorino and Fausoni. The soil is rich in limestone and micronutrients which are ideal for growing Nebbiolo grapes. The Neive vineyard is particularly sandy and tufaceous, creating fuller-bodied wines with firm tannins. The grapes were hand harvested and selected in the vineyard. A second selection then took place on the sorting table. Fermentation was carried out in stainless steel tanks and lasted 20-25 days. The wine was matured in French oak barriques for 18 months, and then spent a further eight months in bottle before release. The winery practices organic viticulture and produces this wine to be vegetarian and vegan friendly.
Intense garnet in colour, this wine has fruity aromas of blackberries, wild black cherries and plums with overtones of subtle rose, violet with hints of spice. Warm and elegant, the long-lasting flavours finish with a hint of cocoa. 14% ABV, 75cl bottle.