Pietro Rinaldi 2012 Barbaresco San Cristoforo

Description

750 ml, 100% Nebbiolo

Color: intense ruby red with garnet reflections
Aroma: Vigna San Cristoforo reveals perfumes of withered rose
and violet, balsamic and mineral notes.
Palate : in the mouth it is very fresh with velvety tannins: an
elegant style with a warm, enticing finish which is never covered
by wood.

Cultivation area:
Vineyards located in Neive, San Cristoforo is a sub-zone of this
commune which defines a special cru. Exposure: south-east,
360°, as it is typical of the Piedmontese hilltops, called “Bricchi”
in the local dialect.


Pruning method: Guyot

Yield per hectare:
6000/6500 kg obtained through cluster thinning.

Harvest time:
First half of October, but it depends on the weather conditions.

Vinification:
Pressing, fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless
steel vats between 26°C and 28°C for about 8-10 days, until
the fermentation finishes. After several rackings and the
process of malolactic fermentation, the wine is moved into
oak barrels for the ageing.

Ageing:
The wine is aged for 16-18 months in oak Tonneau barrels,
70% first passage 30% second passage.


Wine with a good ageing potential, it develops very slowly
and constantly in the bottle, it can be preserved for several
decades.

Pairings:
It goes very well with game, braised beef and the robust
traditional Piedmontese meat dishes.
Excellent with dished served with the White Truffle of Alba,
such as cardoon flan with fondue sauce and ravioli filled with game. A great meditation wine.



Collections: Italian, Wine

Type: WINE


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