2011 Barolo Marcenasco a single vineyard wine from Ratti - noble and generous, glory of old Piedmont, a wine suitable for long ageing. Barolo is the absolute master of the table, it conquers the palate with the conviction of strength, harmony and fullness and holds its sway at length.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The Marcenasco vineyard is situated in La Morra in Piemonte. The grape varieties, microclimates and soils varies, but all are cultivated with the same great love for the vine and respect for the environment.
The Nebbiolo grapes were destemmed and crushed followed by temperature controlled fermentation. Maceration time 7-10 days followed by malolactic fermentation in November in oak barrels. Ageing two years in oak barrels and 12 months in the bottles.
Color: Garnet red.
Bouquet: Aromas of licorice and tobacco.
Taste: Full of flavors, full-bodied and elegant.
Longevity 20+ years