Typology: Langhe D.O.C. Riesling
Municipality: Cigliè (CN)
Surface: 3.5 hectare | 8.6486 acer
Variety: 100% Riesling Renano
Year of planting: 1995 - 1998 - 2004 - 2010 - 2013
Vines per hectar: 5,500
Altitude: 500 - 550 MASL
Soil structure: : lime, calcareous with lots of Langa stones
Average annual production: 27,000 bottles of 0.75 L, 300 magnum of 1.5 L, 15 double magnum of 3 L
Harvest period: beginning of October
The grapes are harvested by hand and placed into small plastic baskets, where they will then be brought to the winery. They will undergo a light crushing followed by a soft pressing.
The alcoholic fermentation will take place in vertical stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 16°C for about 40 days. Fermenting with a low temperature helps to maintain a small amount of residual sugar which helps give the true expression of Riesling. Then after the temperature will be lowered further to prevent the wine from undergoing any malo-lactic fermentation. The wine will rest on its lees for another 6 months without any bâtonnage. The wine will be ready for bottling in May.
Color: medium intensity of straw yellow with green reflections
Nose: tropical fruits with nuances go towards that of savory herbs, minerality.
Palate: full bodied with good fruit, and good structure playing with the acidity and sweetness from the residual sugar, which gives a long finish very fresh and persistent. Pairings: great with raw seafood dishes, seafood appetizers in general, cooked fish dishes and soups.
Come to see us in the winery
The winery is open for visits all year by appointment only.
The tour consists of a tasting with a visit to the winery and also to the surrounding vineyards.