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Luca Bosio Nebbiolo d’Alba 2020

Overview

This wine is garnet in color, it displays floral aromas typical of when it is young, together with chocolate, toasty and spicy notes due to aging period in barrel.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The Nebbiolo grapes for this wine come from vineyards located in Barolo region, at 300-to-400 ft. above sea level. The average age of the vines is 50 years and they are grown on a Southwest-and Southern-facing, in calcerous clay soil, at a density of about 5,000 plants per acre. After harvesting, the grapes are pressed and the must is fermented in temperature-controlled steel tanks after a short period in contact with dry ice to increase complexity and aroma. Skin maceration takes place over 15 days, assuring good color and body. The wine spends 36 months in French oak casks, followed by six months in bottles before shipping.


Serving Hints
This wine is a perfect accompaniment red meats like and pork, as well as an array of Italian cheeses, pastas and risotto.


PRODUCER: Luca Bosio Vineyards
COUNTRY: Italy
REGION: Piedmont
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Nebbiolo
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 3 g/l
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.0 g/l
pH: 3.55
ALCOHOL: 14 %

Press Highlights

2018: 90 Pts - Wine Advocate, July 2020


 
 
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