Hilberg Pasquero – Nebbiolo d’Alba

Producer: Hilberg
Wine: Nebbiolo d’Alba
Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Production Zone: Priocca d’Alba
Altitude: 840 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 2.4 acres/ ½ ton per acre
Exposure: South, Southwest
Soil: White clay, marl with limestone
Vinification & Aging: A 5-6 day fermentation period in open-top tanks was followed by a 21 day maceration period. The wine was transferred into French oak barriques where it underwent the malolactic fermentation and aged for 22 months. After an additional 9 months in bottle, it was released to the market.
Production: 250 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Intense garnet ruby red in color. Full complex nose with aromas of violets, rose, licorice and vanilla. Elegant and well balanced, with a beautiful structure and soft on the palate. Complex, sweet tannins.
Food Pairing: Meat and roasts
Nebbiolo d’Alba