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Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Riserva Granbussia

BAROLO RISERVA GRANBUSSIA DOCG

INTRODUCTION
The Barolo of the “Granbussia” selection is produced by assembling the distinctly vinified and aged wines of the vineyards Romirasco, Cicala and Colonnello in the following percentages respectively: 70%, 15% and 15%; however, these ideal values change according to the vintage.
The wine remains for 6 years in the cellar before being sold, and it is produced exclusively in the best vintages.

VINEYARD PROFILE
Vineyards: Romirasco, Cicala and Colonnelo
Varieties: Nebbiolo, Michet and Lampia varieties.

WINEMAKER NOTES
Vinification: red, with skin soaking inside stainless steel vats.
Fermentation: the must stays on contact with the skins for 15 days: during this time the alcoholic fermentation usually gets fully complete, and the wine is then drawn off.
Fermentation Temperatures: changeable, with highest peaks of 32 degrees centigrade.
Cellar Refining: the new wine remains inside stainless steel vats for 3 to 5 months, and it is periodically transferred before being put into big Slavonian oak barrels, where it is left aging for 36 months.

HARVEST NOTES
Harvest: manual, with grape selection in the vineyard.

Time of Harvest: mid-October.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
alcoholic content % Vol. 13.00 – 14.50
Total acidity gr./lt. 5.5 – 6.5
pH 3.20 – 3.40

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