Wine "Mirafiore" Barolo Riserva DOCG, 2005
Reviews of purchase "Mirafiore" Barolo Riserva DOCG, 2005
Wine of intense garnet red color.
Curvy wine with rich, saturated, warm flavor, which is dominated by velvety tannins, forming a dense, silky texture and a long, enveloping finish.
The wine shows an intense, expressive, refined bouquet that reveals floral notes of sage, mint, on change which come shades of cherry and black currant, and in the end there spicy nuances of cocoa, leather and dried mushrooms.
The wine is beautiful in itself, and goes well with red meat, roasted meat, game, pasta and mature cheeses.
Selected varieties Nebbiolo grapes grown in the vineyards in the Barolo region. For the production of wine, "Mirafiori" Barolo Riserva use the best grapes from different vineyards, farms, vineyards and the choice depends on the characteristics of the season. Vines on the southern, southwestern and western exposures are grown at an altitude of 300-450 meters above sea level on soils composed of clay, limestone and marl. Fermentation is carried out in the traditional way grapes in stainless steel tanks for 12-15 days at a controlled temperature. The wine for 30-40 days to insist on the skin of a "dipping cap" for the optimal extraction of tannins and polyphenolic substances. Exposure is carried wine in oak casks medium and large-capacity (2,000 to 14,000 liters) for 3 years. In conclusion, even wine aged 2 years - first cement tanks and then bottled. As a result of long aging properties of wine Barolo Riserva is significantly improved, the tannins soften and become sweet and velvety. Wine Mirafiori, Barolo Riserva 2005 peak of maturity in the period from 2013 to 2025.
A more than 40-year-old wine-making practices E. Casa di Mirafiori reached its peak in the beginning of the First World War. By that time, the farm had more than 200 employees, who together with their families, and that about 40 families, lived and worked at the winery and vineyards. In 1913, Casa E. di Mirafiore the first entrepreneurs to implement social insurance for their employees. After the death of Emmanuel Alberto di Mirafiori responsible for managing the economy takes a second son of the Earl - Gaston. However, in 1930 due to the devastating phylloxera invasion and the economic crisis, the winery went bankrupt and was sold at auction.
After changing the number of owners, the brand "Mirafiore" back to life by Fontanafredda. With the co-owner and winemaker Oscar Farinetti Daniilo Drokko begins a new stage in the development of the company. The main objective was to create Danilo Drokko wines which fully reflect the terroir of Serralunga d'Alba, as well as combine the best traditions of the Langhe region and the most modern winemaking techniques. The result of his work becomes a line of six gorgeous, original and high-quality wines "Mirafiore", while complex, elegant and memorable. These wines express the two basic concepts of operations management: eco-compatibility and the "green philosophy". This is primarily the cultivation of vines without the use of chemical fertilizers to produce ecologically pure grapes. In addition, the winery is sharply reduced use of sulphites, even compared with the permissible burrows, and preference is given to natural yeast, not artificial. Finally, containers for wine consists of 85% recycled glass and labels made using natural dyes. All of this - the external positive changes, and internal filling, ie the wine itself, remains the same - the original and surprisingly delicious wine of the old Piedmont.