San Fereolo, Dogliani, 2013, 750ml
The namesake and top wine from San Fereolo winery. Winemaker Nicoletta Botta allows this bottle to rest for 7 years: 4 years in barrel and 3 years in bottle. Notes of licorice, stewed plums, black currants, and cocoa. Pair with roast rack of lamb. Read more
SUB-REGION: Dogliani, just south of Barolo and Langhe
FARMING: Organic, Biodynamic
AGE OF VINES: 30-40 years old
WINEMAKING: After total destemming and crushing, wine ferments spontaneously in wooden tini, wine remains on lees for 6 months following malolactic, 24-36 months in 7-40-hl Slavonian oak botti, unfined an and unfiltered.