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Modern wine, likes to keep up with the times. Bewitching, born from Barbera grapes, cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir.

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L'AGO

BLU LABEL

  • 2008

2008

Production area: Comune di Vignale Monferrato – Alessandria

Soil Type: clayey and calcareous subsoil

Altitude of vineyards: 250-300 metres above sea level

Grapes variety: Barbera 75% - Cabernet Sauvignon 20 % - Pinot Nero 5%

Age of the vines: 10 years

Training: Guyot

Density of planting: 5.000 vines per hectare

Yield: 45 quintals per hectare

Vinification:

Harvesting: by hand into crates in the second week of September for Pinot Noir, in first week of  october for Barbera and  in the last week of October for Cabernet Sauvignon.

Fermentation: alcoholic at a controlled temperature with natural yeasts.
   
Malolactic fermentation: natural in casks
   
Batonnage: once a two week for 13 months

Ageing: 13 months in French oak 225 litre, 50% new barrels

Quantity produced: 3.300 bottles and 100 magnum this wine has been produced only in 2008

Features

Colour: deep ruby red.

Aroma: Fruity and red fruit.

Flavour: soft and warming, a structured and well-balanced wine, full-flavoured with a trace of tannin.

Alcohol content: 14,50 % vol.

Acidity: 6,0 g/l

Residual Sugar content: 0,0 g/l

Serving Suggestions: Pasta, ravioli,  with light sauces, grilled red meat, roasted and braised meats, ripe but not strong cheeses.

Serving temperature: 15°C – 18° C Previous opening for 2-3 hours

Lay-down time: 5-8 years