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Prunotto Barolo Bussia D.O.C.G 2017


Size: 750ml
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The Barolo Bussia DOCG by Prunotto from the vineyard of the same name is intensely garnet red in the glass with ruby reflections. The complex bouquet smells of very ripe stone and berry fruit, beautifully complemented by floral and spicy aromas. On the palate, this Barolo-cru presents itself very intensely in taste with sweet and engaging, lush tannins, full-bodied, well structured and body-rich. The finale is long, round and wonderfully sustainable.

Vinification of Barolo Bussia DOCG by Prunotto

The Nebbiolo grapes for this Barolo grow in the Bussia vineyard in the municipality of Monforte at 350 m asl with a southerly orientation. The soils are characterized by marl with fossil sediments, calcareous clay marl, alternating with sandy layers.
After the selective manual harvest, the grapes are destemmed and pressed in the wine cellar. The maceration on the peels and alcoholic fermentation are carried out at a controlled temperature of not more than 30°C for 10 days. Malolactic fermentation is complete before the beginning of winter. The wine is then aged for 38 months, including at least 18 months in barrels of different capacities of Slavonic and French oak and 18 to 20 months in bottle storage after bottling.
The Barolo Bussia from Prunotto has a storage potential of 15 years and more depending on the vintage

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Product type: Wine
Type of Wine: Red wine
Wine colour: Red
Taste: dry
Vintage: 2017
Wine acidity in g/l: 5
Residual sugar in g/l: 1,2
Country: Italy
Region: Piemont (IT)
Sub region: Barolo DOCG (IT)
Occasion & Theme: Gift for good friends , perfect for an evening in front of the chimney , surprise connoisseurs , Gift for customers , Romantic Dinner , Christmas , winter wine
Location: Bussia
Ageing in: large wood
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo
Quality Classification & Rating: DOCG Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
Soil: Sand , clay , Loam
Harvest: Handpicked
Maturation: Large Barrel 5000 l , bottle-aged
Duration of maturation (in Months): 38
Aromas & Palate Notes: Blackberry , Sour cherry , Violets , Vanilla
Mouthfeel/ Texture: silky , melt-in-the-mouth , velvety , dense
Finish: long
Optimal serving temperature in °C: 15 - 18
Style: Old World , Cool Climate Winegrowing Region , classic , elegant , complex
Food Pairing: dark food , spicy food
Glass Recommendation: Bordeaux Glass , Bordeaux Goblet
Bottle Design & Features: Bordeaux Style , classic
Bottle size in L: 0,75
Shutter type: Cork
storage capacity in years from the vintage year: 15
Alcohol % ABV: 14
Allergens & Misc. Ingredients: contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide
Distributor: Alfredo Prunotto Srl - Corso Barolo 14 - 12051 Alba (CN) - Italien

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