Einaudi Barolo “Bussia” DOCG
100% Nebbiolo. Einaudi Barolo “Bussia” DOCG is brilliant garnet with exuberant fruit and spice on the nose. The palate is luscious, full-bodied and full-flavored with a velvety texture, and spicy finish.
“Only with the care and passion that Einaudi takes in the vineyards, can we grow grapes that are healthy and of high quality which, in turn, are used to produce high-quality wines that will cellar well.”
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyards: From the Bussia Cru in Monforte D’Alba, Piedmont
Altitude: 350 meters (1,150 feet) above sea level
Soil: Calcareous marl
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 11-24 years
Time of Harvest: Mid to late October
Vine Density: 4,800 plants per hectare
Total Production: 7,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are fermented at a maximum temperature of 32 °C (89.6 °F) with select added yeast. When the process is over, macerated takes place in cement on the skins and seeds. After 24 days, the sugars are completely fermented.
Aging Process: The wine ages in large barrels right away and for 30 months. After bottling, the wine ages in the bottle for 8-9 months.
Alcohol Content: 14.50%
Winemaker: Giuseppe Caviola
Cellaring: Up to 24 years
|Dimensions||10.2 × 12.6 × 6.9 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case