Conterno Fantino Barolo Ginestra “Vigna del Gris” DOCG
100% Nebbiolo. Conterno Fantino Barolo Ginestra “Vigna del Gris” DOCG has a rich bouquet of ripe red fruits with prevalence of red cherries. A superb but elegant and grand structure with just the right amount of acidity.
“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.”
Vineyards: From the Ginestra cru of Monforte d’Alba
Vineyard Size: 2.3 hectares (5 acres)
Altitude: 320 meters (1,050 feet) above sea level
Soil: 50% sand, 34% silt and 16% clay
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 18-38-year-old vines
Year Planted: 1978, 2000
Time of Harvest: Mid October
Vine Density: 4,500-5,000 vines per hectare
Vine Yield: 5.5-6 tons per hectare
Total Production: 9,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes undergo maceration on skins in rotating paddle fermenters for approximately 12 to 15 days.
Aging Process: The wine ages 24 months in French barriques, followed by about 12 months in the 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