Barbaresco

Barbaresco Rabaja´ Riserva

The winery’s signature wine; produced exclusively in the most classic vintages, it reaches the highest expression of the Nebbiolo variety, in terms of complexity and longevity, in the Rabajà vineyard.

This wine is a selection from a small part of Rabajà and is only made in the best, classic years. It has considerable structure, elegance and great capacity for evolution.

Grape variety

100% nebbiolo

Surface area

in Barbaresco ,1 hectare in the “Rabajà” zone, with south, south-westerly exposure

Altitude

235 / 315 meters a.s.l.

Soil

Limestone and clay soil rich in minerals and stratified

Age of vineyard

around 70 years

Density of planting system

guyot-4,000 vines per hectare

Yield per hectare

60 quintals

Production

approx. 6.000 bottles

Harvest

manual

Vinification

around 35 days of fermentation in stainless steel and old cement tanks

Ageing

40 months in Slavonian oak barrels ranging in size of 17 to 25 hectolitres and in age of 30/32 years. Minimum 3 years of maturing in the bottle before being released for sale.

 AWARDS

19961999 – 2001 – 2004200620082011

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