Barolo Tre Ciabot DOCG
Grape varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard of origin: La Morra, 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: 15-60 years
Yield per hectare: 65 quintals of grapes/ha
Soil: limestone – blue marlstone
Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks
Ageing: 26 months in wooden barrels
Further ageing: 8 months in the bottle
Alcohol by volume: 14%
Sensory characteristics: Ruby red colour of medium intensity with orange reflections, rich and elegant floral bouquet of rose and violet. Fine palate, lightly tannic, persistent and spicy. Suitable for moderate ageing.
The grapes come from vineyards in La Morra, Novello and Monforte d’Alba. The wine is aged in large Slavonian oak barrels, French barriques and tonneaux.
We named this Barolo “Tre Ciabot” because the Nebbiolo grapes for this wine come from our three main vineyards, at whose centre is a small house called “Ciabot” in the Piedmontese dialect. Therefore “Three vineyards”, “Three towns”, “THREE CIABOT”