La Spinetta Barbaresco Bordini

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La Spinetta Barbaresco Bordini

  • Denomination: Barbaresco DOCG

  • Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo

  • Alcohol content: 14.5% by vol.

  • Average production: 13,000 bottles per year

  • Average yield per ha: 3,000 bottles

  • Name/location: Bordini, Neive, southern exposure

  • Soil type: calcareous

  • Average vine age: 29-32 years

  • Average altitude: 270 m a.s.l.

  • Vineyard size: 4 hectares (8.8 acres)

  • Farming: sustainable, no use of herbicides or pesticides

  • Time of harvest: beginning to middle of October

  • Winemaking process: alcoholic fermentation for 7-8 days in temperature controlled roto- fermenters, malolactic fermentation in oak 20–22 months in 50% new and 50% one-year-old, medium toast French oak barrels transfer to stainless steel vats for 3 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 24 months no filtration, no clarifying