Wine "Mirafiore" Nebbiolo, Langhe DOC, 2010
Reviews of purchase "Mirafiore" Nebbiolo, Langhe DOC, 2010
The wine is garnet-red color with ruby highlights.
The taste of wine is balanced, velvety, smooth and enveloping, with a good structure and soft tannins. The finish is long, with balsamic notes.
The luxury wine aroma combines spicy notes of nutmeg, dried leaves of tobacco, plum and tamarind.
The wine perfectly complement meat dishes, grilled or braised red meats, pastas, cheeses.
"Mirafiore" Nebbiolo, Langhe DOC, 2010 - intensive and expressive red wine, with a strong personality, wonderfully complex flavor and elegant, velvety taste. For its production using selected grape varieties Nebbiolo, which is considered a "calling card" of Piedmont. At all desire this sort of wine-growers have not caught on outside of Piedmont and only here because he gets perfectly balanced, aromatic wines. The average yield of the vineyard is 49 hectoliters per hectare.
Vineyards of Casa E. di Mirafiore grow on the hillsides in the commune of Serralunga d'Alba, at a height of 300-450 meters above sea level, on clay and limestone-marl soils. Exposure of vineyards - eastern and south-eastern, whereby the amount of generated heat and light, respectively, less than in the southern and western slopes. It promotes the formation of berries rich fruit and spicy flavor and preserve them fresh acidity. The berries are vinified in the traditional way in stainless steel tanks for 12-15 days at a strictly controlled temperature. Matured wine in large oak casks with a capacity of 2,000 to 14,000 liters for 1 year, and then another 6 months the wine spends in the bottle before goes to the public.
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.