Barolo Docg Prapo’ 2009 – Schiavenza

Barolo 2009 Docg Prapo’ – Schiavenza

#94 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 

Grape:  100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard: Prapò hamlet of the village of Serrralunga d’Alba

Altitude 350 metres a.s.l. south-east exposure

Calcareous and tuffaceous ground – guyot growing system

Densitiy 4.000 plants per hectare – surface 5.000 mq

Grape-harvest: Tardy, manual, – period half/end October

Wine-making: Fermentation in vitrifield cisterns for 15-20 days at 25-30 °C frequent racking

Refining: In Slavonia oak barrels of 20-40 hl for 3 years

Intense pomegranate coloured with ruby veins

Note of woody fruits, violet and rose

At the palate is solid, intense with velvet tanniins

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