Barolo Pressenda Shelf Talker

ABBONA BARBERA D’ALBA      

D.O.C.

 

 Grapes:                      100% Babera

Vineyard:                    Marziano Abbona owns a total of 40 hectares in the Langhe. This Barbera comes from his 1.6 vineyard  site in Monforte d’Alba.  It is 410 meters above sea level with a south exposure. The vines are an average of 35 years old.

Harvest:                      In October by hand

Yield per hectare:       60 quintals per hectare

Vinification:                In stainless steel at 32 °C under temperature controlled conditions. There is a 7-8 day maceration period on the skins.  After malolactic fermentation, the wine is racked

Aging:                         The wine stays  for 1 year in 2nd year old Fench oak barriques of 225 liters and then 1 year in 2 to 3 year old Allier oak casks of 500 liters.

Acidity:                       6

Alcohol:                      14% by vol.

Color:                          Ruby red with deep garnet reflections.

Bouquet:                    Intense, vinous bouquet with ripe red berry fruit , vanilla and spice.

Taste:                         Robust and full with mature fruit and warm spices. The finish is slightly bitter and seductively lingering.

Foods:                         Excellent with wild fowl, game, roasted meats and aged cheeses.

Enologist:                   Beppe Caviola

                              

ABBONA BAROLO PRESSENDA  MONFORTE

D.O.C.G.

 

 Grapes:                                                      100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard:               Marziano Abbona owns a total of 40 hectares in the Langhe. This Barolo comes from his 1.6 hectares in the excellent Pressenda  vineyard from the Monforte d’Alba commune.  It is 380 meters above sea level with a south exposure. The vines are an average of 25 years old.

Harvest:                                                   In October by hand

Yield per hectare:  55 quintals per hectare

Vinification:           In stainless steel at 32 °C under temperature controlled

                                conditions. There is a 7-8 day maceration period on the skins. 

                               After malolactic fermentation, the wine is racked

Aging:                     The wine stays  for 1 year in new French oak barriques of 225 liters and then 18 months in large casks of Slavonian oak.

Acidity:                   5.5

Alcohol:                  15% by vol.

Color:                     Ruby red with intense garnet reflections.

Bouquet:                Intense and ethereal with hints of dried roses, tar, and violets against warm wood tones and spices.

Taste:                    Aristocratic, austere and harmonious. It is full bodied and mouth-filling with a finish that is long and lingering.

Foods:                    Excellent with game, red  meats, truffle dishes and aged cheeses.

Enologist:               Beppe Caviola

 

 

 ABBONA BAROLO TERLO RAVERA

D.O.C.G.

 

 Grapes:                                                      100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard:               Marziano Abbona owns a total of 40 hectares in the Langhe. This Barolo comes from his 1.6 hectares in the excellent Terlo Ravera  vineyard from the NovelloMonforte commune.  It is 400 meters above sea level with a southern exposure. The vines are an average of 25-40 years old.

Harvest:                                                   In October by hand

Yield per hectare:  55 quintals per hectare

Vinification:           In stainless steel at 32 °C under temperature controlled conditions. There is a 7-8 day maceration period on the skins.  After malolactic fermentation, the wine is racked

Aging:                     The wine stays  for 1 year in new French oak barriques of 225 liters and then 2 years in large casks of Slavonian oak.

Acidity:                   5.5

Alcohol:                  14% by vol.

Color:                     Ruby red with garnet reflections.

Bouquet:                Intense and ethereal with hints of dried roses, tar, and violets against warm wood tones and spices.

Taste:                    Aristocratic, austere and harmonious. It is full bodied and mouth-filling with a finish that is long and lingering.

Foods:                    Excellent with game, red  meats, truffle dishes and aged cheeses.

Enologist:               Beppe Caviola