Wine Domenico Clerico, Ciabot Mentin Ginestra, Barolo DOC, 2009
Reviews of purchase Domenico Clerico, Ciabot Mentin Ginestra, Barolo DOC, 2009
The wine is red-garnet color.
Wine is characterized by a well-balanced, strong, energetic, fresh and juicy taste with dense ripe tannins. Motives of ripe red fruit with pronounced intonation cherry notes accompany the skin, tea and eucalyptus. Lingering aftertaste observed nuances of chocolate and oriental spices.
Wine envelops flavors of ripe berries, mocha, licorice, tobacco and spicy flavors.
Wine perfectly in tandem with small and big game, including a choice of red meat, as well as in combination with mature cheeses.
Since 2007, the wine "Ciabot Mentin Ginestra" is available as a "Ciabot Mentin".
Nebbiolo for "Ciabot Mentin" grown in the vineyard Ginestra, is located in the commune of Monforte in the province of Cuneo (Piedmont). The vines were planted in 1965-1970 at an altitude of 400 meters above sea level, on clay soils and tuff with exposure south-south-east and the density of 5,500 plants per hectare. Manual harvesting is usually done in October, when the berries reach optimum maturity. Fermentation of wort takes place in a stainless steel tank at a controlled temperature of 28-30 ° C fermented, maceration takes 20-30 days. Excerpt wine made for 24-30 months in oak barrels, of which 80% - 20% of new and once used. The wine harvest of 2009 will be at the peak of maturity from 2015 to 2028.
"One of the most talented winemakers in Piedmont ... His wines are unusually rich, wonderfully fragrant and sensual, they are able to saturate as hedonistic and intellectual senses" - wrote about Domenico Clerico and its wines Robert Parker.
Clerico is one of the most respected names in Barolo wines are famous for its high quality and exceptional character.
Domenico Clerico small estate is located in Monforte d'Alba, in the heart of Barolo. Domenico began wine production in 1979. He - the owner of the holding company consisting of four prestigious vineyards in Monforte: Ginestra, Bussia, Pajana, Mosconi. The philosophy of winemaking Clerico is his firm belief that the quality of the vine is the only factor determining the potential of wine. Therefore Domenico carefully in choosing methods of viticulture and agriculture, using only organic fertilizers, and the average yield on its vineyards is one of the lowest in the region. In winemaking Clerico departs from traditional methods, constantly experimenting with the terms and conditions of maceration aging wine. Domenico Clerico product line is extensive enough, his wines regularly receive more than 90 points assessment of the various international publications and wine critics.