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Il Principe

Terroir

The soil is made up of bluish-grey, sand-rich, clayey calcareous marl; it is a soil poor in organic substances but with a considerable percentage of manganese and potassium.

Vinification

In steel tanks. 10 days of maceration with the skins, with a soft “shower” system of wetting the cap at a temperature between 28°C and 32°C. Malolactic fermentation in steel.

Features

Garnet red of medium intensity with brilliant reflections. Intense of good complexity and great elegance, hints of small black fruits, plums and violet. Pleasant impact, ample and balanced with silky tannins; highly pleasing and long lasting. It is well balanced at 2 years old and has a life span that can easily arrive at 8-10 years.

Food Pairings

First courses, red and white meat, medium-ripe cheese.

Details

Producer

Michele Chiarlo

Category

Red

Grapes

100 % Nebbiolo

Country / Region

Italy, Piémont

Appellation

Nebbiolo d’Alba (DOC)

Size

750ml

Degree of alcohol

13.5%

Serving temperature

17°C

Available in these provinces

  • Quebec
  • Nova Scotia

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