Wine Prunotto, Barbera d'Alba DOC "Pian Romualdo", 2017
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Wine purple-red color with dark ruby reflections.
The taste of wine is very harmonious, full, balanced, aromatic, with bright acidity, hints of fruit, spice nuances and a long finish.
Fragrant bouquet of wine - a wide, rich tones of ripe black fruit, blackberries and spices.
The wine goes well with grilled meats, game and mature cheeses.
"Pian Romualdo" - a vineyard located in Monforte d'Alba at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level. Soil vineyard different high content of lime.
The year 2011 was marked by non-standard, constantly changing weather conditions. After a fairly mild winter followed by a burst of heat in April, lasted until the beginning of the growing season. All of the following months until the autumn of very hot periods alternated with cold enough. In August, the daily air temperature does not drop below 30 degrees. The situation was saved sufficient supplies of water accumulated in the soil.
Winery berry wine "Pian Romualdo" were desteblirovany, crushed and sent to maceration, which lasted 12 days at a temperature of about 29 ° C. Malolactic fermentation was completed before the onset of winter. Excerpt wine lasted 12 months, partly in new barrels 50 gektolitrovyh partly - in the two-year barrels. After bottling, the wine was aged for 10 months in the cellars of Prunotto.
Alfredo Prunotto - famous winemaker, who worked for many prestigious vineyards of Italy. Its first factory "Wine Lange" he founded in 1904 and it existed until 1922. In 1923 Prunotto decided to create a company Prunotto, which concluded a contract for the purchase of the best wine in Piedmont, specialized in the production and bottling of wines of the highest quality. Prunotto fairly quickly became famous and started exporting wines around the world: in Europe, South America, and then in the United States.
After 1990, when the winery Prunotto came into the possession of the famous Antinori family, a decision was made to produce wine, which amounted at that time already 800,000 bottles a year, of their grapes. For this purpose were acquired additional vineyards, updated equipment and reconstructed cellar. In 2000, the old oak barrels of 100 hectoliters were replaced by 50 and 75 gektolitrovye that are better suited for realizing the potential of wines. Bottling line has been updated with the help of machines with advanced technology, which protects the wine from possible oxygenation negative at this stage. Also installed an advanced machine that seals the bottle cork and provides maximum reliability close.