La Spinetta Barbaresco Valeirano

Grape Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard: Valeirano, Treiso
Vine Age: 47-53 years
Altitude: 450 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous
Training System: Guyot
Harvest: Beginning to middle of October
Yield per acre: 2,300 bottles
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation for 7-8 days in temperature-controlled rotofermenters; malolactic fermentation in oak
Aging: 20-22 months in new medium toast French oak barrels
Alcohol content: 14.5% alcohol by volume
Production: 7,000 bottles per year
Tasting Notes: Dense red in color, with a bouquet of sweet dark cherries, cinnamon, new leather and menthol.  oaring aromatics. Dominating red fruits, rough around the edges and a powerful finish.

Other Vintages available: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012

Awards: 94+ points Vinous Media, 92 points James Suckling

Formats Available: 750 ml and 1.5 L

Current Vintage: 2013

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