Castello di Neive Barbaresco Santo Stefano Albesani Red Wine 2012 75cl
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Country of Origin: Italy
From the suppliers of top Michelin restaurants in Britain, this stunning wine will not disappoint you.
The Barbaresco Santo Stefano is the result of an ethereal combination of the ideal terroir with the perfectly-suited Nebbiolo grape. This wine shows all the characteristic elegance of Barbaresco with the complexity and richness for which Santo Stefano is known. The Nebbiolo grapes for this wine are grown in the Albesani sub-appellation inside Barbaresco, in the single vineyard of Santo Stefano, which is owned entirely by Castello di Neive.
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Colour: deep garnet
Nose: intoxicating aromas of purple fruits and wild flowers are underscored by notes of cherries, roses, and baking spices.
Taste: is elegant, with a long spicy finish. This wine manages to be weightless and intoxicating at the same time.
Characteristics of Production Land
Vineyard name: The Santa Stefano vineyard
Vineyard size: 17 acres
Year of vineyards planting: 1963; 1970; 1971; 2001
Exposure: Southern / Southwestern
Yield/acre: 2.8 tons
Training system: Guyot
Vinification and Ageing
Varietals: 100% Nebbiolo
Fermentation: stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation: 12 days
Fermentation temperature: 82 °F
Maceration technique: Racking, Pumpovers, and Aeration
Length of maceration: 12 days
Malolactic fermentation: Yes
Type of aging container: Barrels and Stainless steel tanks
Size of aging container: 35 HL
Age of aging container: 6 years
Type of oak: French: Allier
Length of aging before bottling: 2 years
Length of bottle aging: 1 year
Alcohol content: 14.5%
pH level: 3.4
Residual sugar: 1.5 g/L
Acidity: 5.5 g/L
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Produced by: Castello di Neive
Pairs well with slow-roasted beef, demi-glaces, grilled pork and apples, and Beef Wellington.
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