Torraccia del Piantavigna “Neb” Colline Novaresi DOC
100% Nebbiolo. The wine has a bright ruby red color with violet hues, a sign of its youth and freshness. The nose has notes of fruits and flowers (especially violet), with gentle balsamic notes. In the mouth, the wine is satisfying, fresh and balanced, with soft tannins.
The 2018 vintage is the first vintage for this wine, released after one year of aging. It is our expression of Nebbiolo, the typical grape variety of our area. Crisp, young, fresh and fragrant with relatively low alcoholic content it is a perfect wine for everyday drinking.
“The underlying phylosophy of the winery is to make wines that exalt the natural properties of the grape, exploiting the cooler climate of the foothills of the alps to produce wines of elegance. Wood is used sparingly and almost exclusively medium to large casks to not mask the wines natural characteristics. ”
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyards: From 12 acres of vineyards to the East of the river Sesia in the rolling hills of the DOC “Colline Novaresi” above the village of Ghemme
Exposure: Mainly Southwest
Altitude: 260 to 300 meters above sea level
Soil: Fluvial-alluvial clay
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: Between 12 and 20 years
Time of Harvest: Late September
Total Production: 40,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are hand-picked normally at the end of September and transported to the winery in small crates. The wine is vinified in steel at low temperatures to extract all the aromas and flavors from the grape.
Aging Process: The wine ages in stainless steel tanks and two months in oak casks.
Alcohol Content: 12.16%
Winemaker: Mattia Donna/Beppe Caviola
Cellaring: 4-5 years
|Dimensions||10.0 × 12.3 × 13.0 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case