Piemonte Albarossa DOCMontald

Piemonte Albarossa DOCMontald

“The vineyard of Albarossa… expands across a large amphitheatre shaped basin. I tried to depict it as flat, then with more prospective, but the result was evocative of… a Greek amphitheatre, more than a vineyard. I reduced the red… then I began to destroy the amphitheatre, designing it increasingly reduced parcels, insecure and irregular, until it became just a memory. It was what we wanted”.

(Giancarlo Ferraris, label designer)

Name:Piemonte Albarossa DOC

Grape variety:Albarossa

Municipality:Montaldo Scarampi

Surface area of the vineyard:3 Ha

Soil:Of sedimentary marine origin with the determining presence of Astian sand, poor in organic matter, but rich in microelements such as magnesium, potassium and manganese

Vineyard exposure:South, south-west

Vineyard elevation:250 m s.l.m.

Harvest:Manual harvest, preceded by summer thinning of excess bunches of grape

Colour:Purplish red with brilliant ruby hues

Nose:Intense and particular, characterised by the scents of black fruit, plums and black cherry, with the spiced note of white pepper

Taste:Has a significant structure, pulpy and welcoming, the result of a pleasing freshness and a silky finish of tannins

Serving temperature:18°C

Accompanies:Grilled meat, fettucini with wild boar sauce, pork ribs

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2013