Marchese D’Azeglio Barolo D.O.C.G. Cru Meriame 2016

certificato Certificte: Gold medal e 95 point in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021
grape variety Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
production region: Production region: Serralunga d’Alba
aspect Aspect: South-West
altitude Altitude: 400 m
soil texture Soil texture: Clayey calcareous
training system Training system: Guyot
Yield Yield: 7 t/ha
harvest Harvest: In the second half of September
winemaking Winemaking: Manual harvest of the best grapes in 20 kg perforated boxes; destemming of the grapes and fermentation in stainless steel tanks in contact with the skins for 20-25 days at a controlled temperature of 25°C
malolactic fermentation Malolactic fermentation: Performed in steel
maturation Maturation: 30 months in 20 hL French oak barrels + At least 1 year


color Color: Medium intensity ruby red with evident garnet reflections
aroma Aroma: pleasantly fruity, mineral, with evident floral sensations
flavor Flavor: structured and persistent, with soft and enveloping tannins, along the finish
pairings Pairings: Red meat and very aged cheeses