Azienda Agricola Scarzello – Barolo

Producer: Scarzello
Wine: Barolo
Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Production Zone: Barolo, ‘Sarmassa’ and ‘Rivassi’
Altitude: 650 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 1 acre/1.5 tons per acre
Exposure: South, Southwest, Southeast
Soil: Clay and marn
Vinification & Aging: After the grapes were harvested manually in October, they were placed into stainless steel tanks for a 25-30 day fermentation and maceration period. The wine was then transferred to 600-Liter barrels for 24 months. The wine aged an additional 7 months in the bottle prior to release.
Production: 500 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Garnet color, with soft orange highlights. Full, lingering aromas on the nose, and dry and warm on the palate with delicate, concise sensations.
Food Pairing: Roast meats, seasoned cheeses, game.