Piemonte DOC Albarossa “Autenzio”

DENOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE CONTROLLATA
VARIETY
100% Albarossa
VINEYARD
Monforte d’Alba
EXPOSURE - ALTITUDE
Est/ 480 m s.l.m
AGEING
24 months in large Slavonian and French oak barrels
SERVING TEMPERATURE
16-18° C
FOOD PAIRINGS

It can be paired with first courses as well as meat, cheese and cold meats and should be tried with polenta and cheese.

ABOUT THE VINEYARD

Albarossa

Albarossa grape variety was created in 1938 by Giovanni Dalmasso, professor at the University of Agriculture of Turin. It is the result of the crossing of Chatus (Nebbiolo di Dronero) x Barbera vines. This crossing resulted in a wine with a high alcohol content and a powerful polyphenolic component (that never shows signs of astringency), balanced by a sustained acidity. It is a wine of intense ruby red color, with violet shades, and a rich and complex bouquet where the fruity aroma prevails over floral scents, along with a spicy component (tobacco). Thanks to its high alcohol content and richness in glycerine, it has an enveloping, well-structured, soft and harmonious taste.