Conterno Fantino Barolo Castelletto “Vigna Pressenda” DOCG
100% Nebbiolo. Conterno Fantino Barolo Castelletto “Vigna Pressenda” DOCG is deep ruby red with lush, perfumed aromas of rose, red berries, blackberries, chocolate, and coffee. Refined and sleek with beautiful tannins and a lively finish.
“Conterno Fantino is run with the utmost respect for the Land, Tradition, and Time, in the firm belief that these values go hand-in-hand in guaranteeing wine of the highest quality.”
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyards: From the Castelletto Cru in Monforte d’Alba.
Vineyard Size: 1.2 hectares (2.9 acres)
Altitude: 350-370 meters (1150-1214 feet) above sea level
Soil: 29% sand, 53% silt and 18% clay
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 7-50 years old
Year Planted: 1969,1986, 2005, 2007, 2012
Time of Harvest: Mid-October
Vine Density: 4,500-5,000 vines per hectare
Vine Yield: 5.5 – 6 tons per hectare
Total Production: 6,500 bottles approx
Vinification Process: The grapes are harvested and selected by hand mid-October. Maceration on skins takes place in rotating horizontal paddle fermenters for about 12 to 15 days.
Aging Process: The wine ages 24 months in French barrique, followed by about 12 months in bottle.
Alcohol Content: 14.00%
Winemaker: Guido and Fabio Fantino
Cellaring: 10-20 years
|Dimensions||7.1 × 10.0 × 12.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case