100% 2007 vintage
97% Lodi appellation
97% Leventini Vineyard
97% Barbera & 3% Nebbiolo
Fermented with a yeast strain which was isolated in Barolo, immediately following fermentation and pressing, the wine was filled into barrels for a malo-lactic conversion cooperage.
Aged 15 months in a combination of new and newer oak barrels, of both French and Hungarian origin, with the balance in neutral oak barrels.
Bottled in January 2009; 13.7% alcohol, pH 3.37 & TA 6.6 g/l
Our descriptors: rich and structured; bright berry aromas and flavors, plus stone fruit flavors of cherries and plums; which is followed by a lively, fruity and clean finish.