La Spinetta Langhe Nebbiolo


La Spinetta Langhe Nebbiolo

  • Denomination: Langhe Nebbiolo DOC

  • Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo

  • Alcohol content: 14% by vol.

  • Average production: 36,000 bottles per year

  • Average yield per ha: 2,500 bottles

  • Name/location: Starderi, Neive, southern exposure

  • Soil type: calcareous

  • Average vine age: 19-22 years

  • Average altitude: 270 m a.s.l.

  • Vineyard size: 15 hectares (33 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 12 months in medium toast, used French oak barrels transfer to stainless steel vats for 2 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 12 months no filtration, no clarifying