Langhe Cino DOC
Grape varietals: Barbera, Nebbiolo and Dolcetto
Vineyard of origin: La Morra, Monforte d’Alba, Novello
Planting layout: 2.30 x 0.90 m
Altitude: 230 metres a.s.l.
Vine training technique: guyot
Age of vines: 20-40 years
Yield per hectare: 75 quintals of grapes/ha
Soil: limestone – blue marlstone
Harvest: late September
Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks
Ageing: 6 months in stainless steel tanks
Further ageing: 6 months in the bottle
Sensory characteristics: Bright ruby red colour, intense and assorted scents of fresh fruit and flowers, very winey and fresh. Rich, savoury and velvety palate, medium-bodied. An excellent everyday wine.
This wine is called “Cino” in memory of Lorenzo, the brother of grandfather Giovanni, who everyone in the family used to call Uncle Cino.
A portion of the vineyards that we use to produce this wine once belonged to Uncle Cino.