di Gresy Martinenga Barbaresco DOCG 2016, 750 ml, Piedmont, Italy

Situated in the Commune of Barbaresco at Martinenga, south facing exposure at 280 m a.s.l., Martinenga Barbaresco takes its name from the vineyard. 100% Nebbiolo. Vinification on skins: 8/10 days fermentation with floating cap followed by 5/10 days fermentation with submerged cap. Daily pumping over. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in full at a controlled temperature after the alcoholic one. Ageing: in French barriques of 225 liters for few months, then in Slavonian oak casks of 25hl for 12 months followed by maturation in bottle for 12 months. On the nose, it offers sensations of sweet tobacco, leather and spice. Bouquet: intense and harmonious, reminiscent of violet, wild wood berries, strawberries and sour black cherry jam with a pleasant balsamic note of cloves. Taste: full, harmonious, with good complexity and persistent aftertaste.

$62.99