Vineyard: Located 320 m. above the sea level, facing south/southwest overlooking the village of Barolo.
Harvested: October 2012
Brix @ Harvest: 23.5
Fermentation: Sequential alcoholic then malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels.
Aging: Aged in 25% new and 75% neutral French oak barrels for 24 months then bottle aged for an additional 12 months.
Aromas: Blackberry with chocolate undertones.
Flavors: Blackberry and anise.
Vintage Notes: Heathy fruit with good maturation which was the result of adequate rainfall, hot days and cool evenings. Wine Spectator vintage notes: “Elegant Barolo vintage balanced and expressive with fruit savory elements.”