Az. Agr. La Querciola – Chicchivello, Langhe Rosso 2007

Producer: La Querciola
Wine: Chicchivello, Langhe Rosso 2007
Grape Variety: 85% Dolcetto, 10% Barbera, 5% Merlot
Production Zone: Farigliano (CN)
Altitude: 1,148 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 9 acres/2.80 tons per acre
Exposure: West-Southwest
Soil: Limestone and marn
Vinification & Aging: The grapes were harvested in late September. Once the grapes were picked sorted and crushed the must fermented into temperature-controlled, stainless-steel tanks for 8 to10 days. The wine aged for 6 months in stainless steel tanks. Once bottled, the wine aged in bottle for a 4-months- period prior to its release.
Production: 2,000 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: The color is ruby red with hints of violets. Red berries and roses to the nose. To the palate, this wine is of medium-body with a well-balanced acidity and a good finish.
Food Pairing: Great with appetizers typical of the Piedmont region, cold-cuts, pasta dishes, red or white roasted meats, and with fresh or medium-aged cheeses.
CHICCHIVELLO Langhe Rosso 2007