Barbaresco Cru ‘Nervo’ D.O.C.G.
100% Nebbiolo handpicked from single ‘Nervo’ Cru vineyard. Complex bouquet of dark fruit with sweet spice. The outcome is an impressively structured, beautifully balanced wine with complexity, elegance and finesse.
REGION: Piedmont, Italy
APPELLATION: Barbaresco D.O.C.G.
PRODUCTION AREA: Nervo is a splendid series of hillside vineyards located in at the heart of the village of Treiso
GRAPE: 100% Nebbiolo
VINIFICATION: The Nebbiolo grapes are picked when they are fully ripe and immediately crushed. The must is then left to ferment in special heat-conditioned tanks at a controlled temperature. When the alcoholic fermentation has ended, the ideal conditions are maintained to achieve complete malolactic fermentation.
AGING: The wine matures in stainless steel before undergoing 12 months of oak aging, partly in French oak tonneaux, and partly in traditional casks made of Slavonian oak. It is further aged in the bottle until its release, which varies on the vintage.
COLOR: Intense garnet red
AROMA: Very complex bouquet of ripe red and dark fruit with sweet spices.
PALATE: A very well-balanced wine with a seductive, silky mouthfeel. It is A Barbaresco of extraordinary personality. Big and rich with exemplary balance.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Marries well with grilled meats and aged cheeses.