Wine Renato Ratti Barolo Marcenasco DOCG 2006, 375 ml
Reviews of purchase Renato Ratti Barolo Marcenasco DOCG 2006, 375 ml
Wine rich garnet color.
Full-bodied, very harmonious and elegant taste of the wine. Sufficiently dense, filled with noble tannins and a long finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals notes of licorice, eucalyptus, bitter shade tobacco and dried cherries.
The wine is excellent with dishes of red meat, traditional cuisine of Piedmont, game and mature cheeses.
Barolo Marcenasco - noble wine of Piedmont, which is suitable for long aging. Barollo is the rightful owner of the table. Wine conquers his strength, harmony and fullness of flavor that stays on for quite a long time. The wine has ancient roots. The first records about growing Nebiollo in this region date back to XV century. Smooth, elegant and balanced, it reflects the terroir of La Morra.
Crop for the production of Renato Ratti Barollo Marchenasko 2006 was collected from September 30 to October 4, with vineyards located around the Abbey of the Annunziata (in La Morra). The average age of the vines is 25 years. Fermentation is carried out at a temperature of 30 ° C. Maceration lasts an average of 7 days in stainless steel containers. Shutter speed is achieved partly in 25 liter barrels of Slavonian oak and partly in barriques. Bottled wine was the summer of 2009. The total amount of wine produced in 2006 was 50 000 bottles. Ageing potential of wine - more than 20 years.
Renato Ratti bought his first vine for the production Barollo in 1965, after his return to Piedmont from Brazil. He also bought a small vineyard in the area Marchenasko La Morra in the lands of the former monastery. Since 1969, the management of the campaign joined nephew Massimo Martinelli, who is also the winemaker. Together with him Ratti developed a technique of maturation and refinement Barollo to receive more subtle, elegant wine with a good potential for aging. This was an innovation in the field of winemaking. Term fermentation maceration and it significantly reduced, and the duration of exposure of wine he brought only two years.
Since the mid-seventies to the late eighties, Renato Ratti becomes a major component of the development of winemaking in the region, creating a set of laws and regulations. He was appointed president of the Barolo Consortium and Director of the Consortium of Asti. It is thanks to his hard work, Barollo won worldwide recognition, going to the world level. After the sudden death of Renato Ratti company was headed by a very young son Pietro, who had just graduated from the School of Enology in Alba. It was from his arrival to the present day economy is undergoing restructuring and large-scale expansion. In 2002, construction began on a new winery. Features of construction and design will be the most favorable influence on the aging of wine.
"The uniqueness of the origin of a particular sub-region, the classification of different wines, endurance and proper production, which provides flexibility, durability and elegance - these are three basic concepts that I believe the new style of winemaking» (Renato Ratti, 1971).