Wine Renato Ratti Nebbiolo d'Alba Ochetti DOC 2009
Reviews of purchase Renato Ratti Nebbiolo d'Alba Ochetti DOC 2009
Moderate ruby red color.
Perfectly balanced, harmonious wine with an average density of fine structure and soft bitterness in a long aftertaste.
The wine has an elegant and very persistent aroma with hints of strawberries and sweet shade of raspberry.
Nebbiolo d'Alba Ochetti perfectly with traditional cuisine of Piedmont red meats, game and mature cheeses.
Nebbiolo d'Alba Ochetti - spontaneous and immediate, so it is possible to characterize this wine, making it special. The vineyards are located in the ancient area of Roero on the sand hills near the river Tanaro, where since 1600, the ancient cellars of Savoy.
Crop for the production of Renato Ratti Nebbiolo D'Alba Oketti 2009 was collected from 1-14 October 2009 with vineyards located in the prestigious area of Monteu Roero. Age of vines is 30 years. Fermentation is carried out at a temperature of 30 ° C. Maceration lasts an average of 5 days in stainless steel tanks. Extract made in French oak barrels. Bottled wine was in January 2011. The total number produced in 2009 amounted to 70 000 bottles of wine aging potential - 8-10 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).