Produced with 100% Nebbiolo and Barbera grapes
Ground: silt loamy, calcareous, deep
Aspect: south-west, west
Type of farming: classic Guyot vertically trellised
Winemaking: Red Hat winemaking emerged with daily turning, prolonged maceration of the peels, racking and subsequent malolactic fermentation
Sharpening: in oak wood of little dimensions (barriques) for 18 months followed by a sharpening in bottle for other 6 months before the sale.
The first Assolo comes from the skilful blend of Nebbiolo and Barbera wines of Langhe properly aged in wood quality; the careful selection of wood species and the particular care to follow the product refinement, allow this wine to express the proper characteristics of individual vineyards and linked by more complex smells arising from wooden vessels.
Color: very intense, alive and bright pomegranate with light purplish reflexes
Perfume: intense ample clean sense of smell with notes of rose, blackberry, vanilla, cocoa, licorice and light toasted hazelnut
Taste: full taste, harmonic, savory with a slightly dry and pleasant
It goes very well with second courses of meat: roast, grilled, mature game and cheeses.