Barolo Castelletto – CASTELLO DI PERNO

CASTELLO DI PERNO producer’s sheet

The Castelletto comes from fruit grown in the upper parts of the Castelletto cru in Monforte d’Alba. Castelletto is a cool, east-facing cru facing the famous Vigna Rionda cru of Serralunga d’Alba, separated only by a small stream at the bottom of the valley.

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General informations

  • Appellation: Barolo Castelletto DOCG, Italy

  • Varieties: 100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard

  • Viticulture: certified organic from 2021 vintage, in conversion to biodynamic

Wine processing

  • Winemaking: fermentation begins with the aid of a pied-de-cuve rather than yeast inoculation; punch downs and submerged cap maceration for 35 days; minimum of 18 months ageing in large, 50hl Austrian oak Stockinger. Prior to bottling, a short passage in concrete.

Characteristic

  • Style: delicate aromas, concentrated fruit, all in an airy, elegant style. There is more depth and power here than in the regular
    Barolo

  • Ageing potential: will continue to improve for 15 years after the vintage

Analytical data

  • Alcohol: 14,5%

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