Barolo Bricco Rocca DOCG
Grape varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard of origin: La Morra
Planting layout: 2.30 x 0.90 m
Altitude: 230 metres a.s.l.
Vine training technique: guyot
Age of vines: 25-60 years
Yield per hectare: 55 quintals of grapes/ha
Soil: limestone – blue marlstone
Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks
Ageing: 26 months in the wooden barrels
Further ageing: 8 months in the bottle
Sensory characteristics: Deep ruby red colour with orange reflections, rich bouquet, slightly herbal, with scents of fruit skins, elegant with floral notes of rose and violet. The palate is intense, rich, sweet, soft and persistent. Ages well. The grapes come from our vineyards in La Morra and the wine is aged in 10-20 Hl Slavonian oak barrels.
The vineyards Bricco Rocca is one of the sub-denominations of the Barolo area in the town of La Morra. The word “Bricco” means the highest part of a hill. “Rocca”, after which the hill was named, is the name of the neighbourhood located at the foot of the hill.