Barolo Bussia DOCG
Grape varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard of origin: Bussia Monforte d’Alba, Novello
Planting layout: 2.30 x 0.90 m
Altitude: 250 metres a.s.l.
Vine training technique: guyot
Age of vines: 30 years
Yield per hectare: 55 quintals of grapes/ha
Soil: clay – limestone
Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks
Ageing: 26 months in the barriques
Further ageing: 8 months in the bottle
Sensory characteristics: Deep ruby red colour with very light orange reflections. Very intense bouquet, toasted and floral. The palate is impressively powerful with persistent tannins providing length and richness to the wine.
Ages very well. The grapes come from the vineyards in Monforte d’Alba, region Bussia. The wine is aged in French oak barriques.
The name Bussia is one the most famous historic sub-denominations “Cru” of Barolo in the town of Monforte d’Alba.