Crushing of the grapes and destemming are followed by a fermentation lasting 8-10 days on the skins in heat-conditioned tanks at a controlled temperature of 30°C.
Ageing: 12 months in a large oak and partially in steel vats. Then, after bottling, the wine ages for at least 6 months in the cellar.
Color: an elegant garnet red.
Aroma: fruity notes (especially raspberry) with hints of cinnamon and vanilla.
Taste: complex, intense.
Food pairings: red meats (roasted, grilled), ragu, well-aged cheeses.
Ideal serving temperature: 16-18°C, in large-bowled wine glasses.
Ageing potential: 10 - 12 years.
NEBBIOLO D'ALBA D.O.C. "SAN PIETRO"
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