Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Vinification: Selected grape bunches were destemmed and pressed, and the fermentation with skin contact lasted ten days at maximum temperatures of 30°C. The malolactic fermentation was completed before the onset of winter.
Ageing/Maturation: The wine ages for approximately one year in French oak casks. A further period of bottle aging in the Prunotto cellars preceded commercial release.
Prunotto Barbaresco DOCG 2015
Nebbiolo has a great amount of acidity and mouth-drying tannins that go well with all types of food. Making a prime rib roast? Nebbiolo will go with it beautifully. A rack of lamb? Nebbiolo is there to marry all the flavours. Even the classic Christmas ham and Nebbiolo go great together. Trust us, with almost any dish you’re going to make for Christmas dinner, this wine is going to pair perfectly.
Garnet red in colour, of good tonal intensity, complex in aroma with notes of red fruit and spices, full and velvety on the palate with a long finish and aftertaste. Its structured and full-bodied character make it an excellent match for meat dishes and for cheese. Serve at a temperature of 17° centigrade (62° Fahrenheit).
Prunotto is located in Alba, the most important focal point of the Langhe, equidistant from Barbaresco and Barolo, on the right bank of the Tanaro River. The property sits on a smooth plain surrounded by vineyards of the Langhe and Roero regions. It is immersed in a countryside which seduces with the natural beauty of its surrounding hills alternating with small sloping valleys which are gently woven between the hillocks.
In fact, the company, consisting of a total of 50 hectares, has vineyards in the best wine-producing areas of the Piemonte and has a wine-producing facility equipped with the most modern technology available. This, in turn, guarantees the best quality possible for the wines and solidifies the winery's position in the spectrum of both national and international production.