Barolo Leon Riserva

Category: Wine – Still – Red
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Region: Piedmont, Italy
Appellation: Barolo
Vintage year: 2007
Producer: Rivetto

Description

After 5 years of aging, Barolo may crown itself with the title of “Reserve”. We select our Barolo Riserva from the barrels with the greatest potential for ageing and it is at its best after 15-20 years.

GRAPE VARIETAL
100% Nebbiolo. A native Piedmont grape with a late harvest period, recognized for its quality since the ancient Roman epoch. The wine obtained is characterized by extraordinary refinement, exceptional ageing capacity and strong tannin content.

MUNICIPALITY
Serralunga d’Alba

WINE MAKING
Stalk removal, pressing and cold maceration for 2 days. Duration of fermentation 15 days. Controlled temperature fermentation at 28 °C

YEASTS
Native

CLARIFICATION
Fresh egg white

FILTRATION
With inert material

AGEING
36 months in 30 hectolitre oak barrels from Slavonia and in 225 litre French oak barrels.

IN-BOTTLE REFINEMENT
24 months

BOTTLES PRODUCED
4000

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