La Spinetta Barolo Garretti


Grape Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard: Garretti, Campe, Grinzane Cavour
Vine Age: 33 years
Altitude: 200 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous
Training System: Guyot
Harvest: Beginning to middle of October
Yield per acre: 3,000 bottles
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation for 10 days in temperature controlled roto-fermenters, malolactic fermentation in oak
Aging: 20 months in 50% new and 50% one-year old medium toast French casks
Alcohol content: 14% alcohol by volume
Production: 8,000 bottles per year
Tasting Notes: Typical light red of Nebbiolo in color with lots of sweet tobacco leaves and rose petals on the nose. Full body, velvety tannins and a fruity, smoky and light earth finish, dense and unique.

Awards: 94 points James Suckling, 91 points Vinous Media

Formats Available: 750 ml

 Current Vintage: 2013

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