Barolo Santo Stefano
Municipality of production : Monforte d’Alba
Altitude above sea level : approx. 400 metres.
Soil type : slightly sandy, clay, limestone-based
Exposure : south west
Wine training system : Classic Guyot.
Maximum production/ha : 6.500-7.000 kg/ha.
Vinification procedure : fermentation for 20-25 days in stainless steel tanks.
Maturation : 3 years in large oak barrels from Slovenia.
A wine with great personality and structure that improves after years of maturation in the bottle.
Colour : Red reflexes, with shades of orange ruby .
Scent : complex, exquisite, vanilla hints, cinnamon and green pepper.
Taste : dry, strict but velvety with scents of liquorice, harmonic and thorough.
Alcohol : 14-14,5 % (varying according to year).
Food suggestion : well prepared, aromatic and intense courses.