Conterno Fantino Barolo Ginestra “Vigna Sorì Ginestra” DOCG
100% Nebbiolo. Conterno Fantino Barolo Ginestra “Vigna Sorì Ginestra” DOCG is deep garnet red with ruby highlights, with a rich, fruity and persistent bouquet of rose petals, brushwood and blackberries and a full-bodied, luscious, and austere palate.
“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: Nebbiolo (Lampia and Michet clones)
Vineyards: From the Ginestra cru of Monforte d’Alba
Vineyard Size: 2.3 hectares (5 acres)
Altitude: 340 to 360 meters (1,115-1180 feet) above sea level
Soil: 27% sand, 51% silt and 22% clay
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 40 years old
Year Planted: 1971, 1982, 1988
Time of Harvest: Mid October
Vines Density: 4,500-5,000 vines per hectare
Vine Yield: 5.5 – 6.5 tons per hectare
Total Production: 12,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes undergo maceration on skins in rotating paddle fermenters for about 12 to 15 days.
Aging Process: The wine ages 24 months in French barrique, followed by about 12 months in the bottle.
Alcohol Content: 13.50%
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