75% Nebbiolo and 25% infusion of aromatic herbs and china bark. Amber-colored with ruby-red reflections; spicy, intense & persistent nose; sweet yet pleasingly bitterish flavors, in particular, the bittersweet taste of China bark that gives it its name.
“Classic is a keyword in the Marcarini philosophy. Ideally poised between traditional and modern, the wines are characterized by both a voluptuous, embracing style and the superb longevity and blockbuster structure of Piedmont’s best.”
Grapes: 75% Nebbiolo & 25% infusion of aromatic herbs and china bark (Cinchona calisaya)
Vineyards: From the Barolo Brunate and La Serra vineyards
Altitude: 984-1,250 feet above sea level
Soil: Calcareous, argillaceous terrain with magnesium content
Vine Training: Free-standing espalier with “Guyot” pruning
Total Production: 4,500 bottles
Vinification Process: An infusion of China Calissaya bark and several aromatic alpine herbs with aged Barolo
Aging Process: The wine is aged 24 months in Slovenian oak barrels.
Alcohol Content: 16.00%
Winemaker: Marcarini family and Valter Bonetti
Cellaring: Up to 10 years
|Dimensions||11.2 × 8.1 × 10.4 in|
|Bottles per Case||
375 ml: 12 bottles per case