Barbaresco Valeirano DOCG

Barbaresco Valeirano SA

Complex, profound, elegant

Valeirano displays surprising minerality, supported with phenomenal structure. Hints of tea leaf and balsamic notes on the nose and palate recur. The finish is intense, while tannins are noble.

Characteristics

Grape variety

100% Nebbiolo

Production vineyard

Valeirano a Treiso (Cn)
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Vinification

Maceration and alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled vats for an average period of 14-15 days. Malolactic fermentation done in French oak barrels, of which 20% are new and the balance is aged in used (2nd passage) barrels, followed by 20-22 months of aging. Finally, bottle-aged for about 6 months.

First vintage

1997

Average production

7.000 bottles

Pairings

Rabbit rollata, Tajarin with Wild boar ragù.

Serving temperature

16/17° C.

Recommended glass

Burgundy

A Riserva Barbaresco Valeirano is made from a selection of the best grapes and is aged at least 10 years. About 300 magnums of Barbaresco Riserva Valeirano are produced every year.

Vineyard characteristics

Valeirano a Treiso (Cn)

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Municipality

Treiso (Cn)

Exposure

South-West

Area

6.2 acres

Altitude

380 m. a.s.l.

Average age of the vines

55 year-old

Soil

Clay-like limestone marl, of marine origin, sandy.

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